Man threatened with a knife and punched in the face during street robbery in Northamptonshire

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Two men were approached by a gang in a Northamptonshire street who attacked one of them.

The robbery happened on Wednesday May 21 at about 10.45pm, when the victim, a 26-year-old man, and a friend were approached by three other men while walking along Rockingham Road, near Duke Street in Kettering.

After being threatened with a knife, the victim was punched in the face causing a broken cheekbone. The offenders demanded money and stole cash, jewellery and an iPhone, before driving off towards the town centre in a light grey/silver BMW 5 series.

The offenders are described as black, aged in their late 20s to early 30s, about 6ft 2in, with a slim. They were all wearing dark clothing.

Witnesses to the incident, or anyone with information, is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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