Jogger attacked by four men on bikes in Corby

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A man was assaulted while out running in the early hours of yesterday morning.

The victim was jogging along Sower Leys Road in Corby at about 1am yesterday (Monday, October 31) when four men started chasing him on bicycles.

They caught up with him in the underpass area at the junction of Sower Leys Road and Patrick Road and proceeded to hit him with a crowbar and wooden bats, and tried to steal his rucksack.

The man fought off the offenders and they rode away empty-handed.

He sustained minor injuries as a result.

Anyone with information can contact Northamptonshire Police on 101.

Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.