Kettering peacemaker pushes man with knife away after trying to stop fight

Police are appealing for information

Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 5:22 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 5:23 pm

A peacemaker asked two fighting men to stop - only to have to push one away when they took out a knife.

Police have launched an appeal today (February 5) after the incident in Kettering on January 7.

Just after 5.30pm a 50-year-old man was cycling on a pathway between Windmill Avenue and London Road.

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Police are investigating

He saw two men and a woman and the men were fighting.

But when he asked them to stop one of the men assaulted him and took out a knife, but he managed to push him away. The offender then ran off towards London Road.

A police spokesman said: "The offender is described as a slim white man, about 6ft, with short hair, short stubble and wearing a white hooded top and blue jeans."

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this incident should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 20000012426.