Boy assaulted by stranger outside school in Northamptonshire

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A 12-year-old boy was grabbed and pushed to the ground by a stranger outside a school in Northamptonshire.

The boy was walking along Broadway in Wellingborough with a group of friends at about 9am today (Tuesday) when he accidentally bumped into a man passing by.

The man, who was in his 30s, then grabbed the boy and threw him to the ground, leaving him with an injured wrist.

The assault happened between Broadway and The Drive. The man was white, bald and was wearing black sunglasses, a black baseball cap and a blue body warmer.

Witnesses, or anyone who knows anything about this attack, can call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.