Seven bailed in Northamptonshire child abuse inquiry

Seven people arrested on suspicion of downloading and distributing indecent pictures of children have been freed on bail in Northamptonshire.

Two others have been released without charge, police said.

Eight men and one woman were held in police raids carried out across the county on Thursday under the Protection of Children Act.

Homes in Corby, Rushden, Northampton, Towcester, Wellingborough, and Watford village were raided.

Computer equipment and a quantity of drugs were also seized.

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