14-year-old boy assaulted in attempted robbery by three teenage boys in Northampton

Witnesses are being sought after a 14-year-old was assaulted and nearly robbed in Northampton.

Friday, 17th March 2017, 12:04 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:50 am
The incident took place near the pathway adjacent to Billing Brook Road, parallel to the play area and small lake.

He was walking along the pathway adjacent to Billing Brook Road, near Rilwood Court, parallel to the play area and small lake, on March 15.

Three teenage boys spoke with him before assaulting him and pushing him to the floor.

He managed to escape and run away.

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Police are searching for witnesses.

The first offender is described as a 6ft black 16-year-old boy with medium build wearing a black school uniform suit with no emblem on it.

The second is also described as a black 16-year-old boy with slim build, 5ft 10in and wearing dark clothing.

The third is described as a 6ft black 16-year-old boy of fat build, wearing a black school uniform suit with no emblem, who had a white mountain bike.

Witnesses can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 111 555.

Police are searching for witnesses.