Man seriously injured attempting to break-up fight outside Northampton pub

Police hunting man in his 20s over assault in early hours of Saturday morning

Wednesday, 28th July 2021, 12:04 pm

Detectives are investigating how a man who tried to break up a fight outside a Northampton pub wound up seriously injured.

Officers say the scrap was near to the Jeckyll & Hyde in Wellingborough Road at around 12.20am Saturday morning and have issued descriptions of a man in his 20s they want to quiz..

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman added: "A man tried to intervene to separate the involved parties before the dispute continued around the corner in West Street.

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Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident outside the Jeckyll & Hyde on Wellingborough Road

"As the victim tried to de-escalate the situation, he was assaulted by a man who caused serious injuries to his ear."

Police described the suspect as a white man in his early to mid-20s, of slender build and with brown hair.

Anyone who was in the area at the time and saw the attack or who has information about it is asked to call 101 using incident number 21000413879.