Man slapped female driver after she beeped horn at group of people blocking junction in Northampton

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A female driver was slapped in the face by a pedestrian in Northampton after she sounded her horn at a group of people who were blocking a junction.

The woman was driving her blue Ford Ka from Kettering Road into Cowper Street, Northampton, sometime between 1.30pm and 2pm on Tuesday, October 27, when she noticed the junction was blocked by a group of pedestrians.

She sounded her horn to warn them, but one man leaned into her car through the open window and slapped the woman in the face.

He is described as black, in his mid-to-late 30s, about 6ft and muscular with a shaved head. He was wearing a light grey tracksuit.

Witnesses, or anyone who knows anything about this incident, can call Northamptonshire Police on 101.

Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.