Northampton man suffers broken leg in vicious unprovoked attack

Members of the public had to intervene and pull the attacker off him

Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 1:55 pm
Updated Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 1:56 pm

A man has suffered a broken leg after being attacked from behind when he was walking along Harborough Road in Kingsthorpe, Northampton.

The assault happened at around 8.50pm on Wednesday, March 24 when the victim passed another man, who then attacked him from behind while shouting at him.

The victim suffered significant injuries during the assault - including a broken leg - before three members of public were able to pull the attacker off him.

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The attack happened when the victim was walking along Harborough Road in Kingsthorpe.

A spokesperson for Northamptonshire Police said: "Officers would like to speak to anyone who saw the incident, especially three young males who helped the victim. Anyone with information should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555111, quoting incident number: 21000165326."