Man in 70s punched in the face near Corby petrol station

The incident took place close to the Asda petrol station.

The incident took place close to the Asda petrol station.

A man in his 70s suffered a bruised lip after he was punched twice in the face close to a petrol station in Corby.

The victim was attacked by a male in a grey people carrier on the road close to the Asda petrol station at the Asda Phoenix Parkway car park.

The offender is described as having worn a green, hooded top.

He also had a roll-up cigarette in his mouth.

Witnesses to the assault, which happened between 3pm and 3.20pm on Wednesday, July 27, should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.