Armed robbery in Northampton town centre alleyway

A man was robbed at knifepoint in a Northampton town centre alleyway in the early hours of Friday morning (July 11).

Monday, 15th July 2019, 12:42 pm
Updated Monday, 15th July 2019, 1:42 pm
The attack was in the alleyway between Timpson's and McDonalds on Drapery, Northampton. Photo: Google

A man threatened the victim with a knife and stole his mobile phone in the alleyway between McDonalds and Timpson in Drapery between 4.15am and 4.45am.

The offender is described as a black man, about 6ft 3in, of stocky build, clean shaven, aged about 19 and with a local accent, police said.

He was wearing a black tracksuit and carrying a black man-bag/pouch with the strap across his body and the pouch close to his chest.

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The attack was in the alleyway between Timpson's and McDonalds on Drapery, Northampton. Photo: Google

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northamptonshire Police on 101 or information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.