Man suffers serious head injury trying to break up fight in Northampton pub

Police hunt two men in their 20s over Saturday night's incident

Monday, 13th September 2021, 7:09 am
Updated Monday, 13th September 2021, 7:12 am
Police say the fight spilled onto the street outside the Bat and Wickets

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after suffering a serious head injury trying to break up a fight in a Northampton pub on Saturday night (September 11).

Detectives have issued descriptions of two suspects — both in their 20s — involved in the fight which spilled on to Bailiff Street, outside the Bat and Wickets at around 9.20pm.

A statement issued by Northamptonshire Police late on Sunday night confirmed the victim sustained a serious head injury after being assaulted as he fell after trying to intervene.

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He was taken to University Hospital Coventry where he remains in a serious condition.

A spokesman for the Force said: "The first suspect is described as a black man in his 20s, with dark hair worn in dreadlocks. He is around 6ft tall, slim and muscular.

"The second suspect is described as a white man also in his 20s, slim and with fair hair worn longer on top.

"Anyone who saw any part of the incident or events leading up to it, or who has information about it, is asked to call on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 using our incident number 21000529188."