Injured man, 35, left 'trail of blood' along Northampton high street following assault

Paramedics were called out to Abington Street in the early hours of yesterday morning after reports of a "trail of blood" leading from Abington Square to the nearby Burger King.

Monday, 9th January 2017, 1:44 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 1:52 pm
The remnants of a police cordon in Abington Street following an assault on Sunday morning..

A 35-year-old man was left with serious but non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Northampton General Hospital after what was believed to have been an assault.

A witness, who did not wish to be named, said: "Two paramedics were looking after a man who looked like he had a nasty cut to his head. It looked like he had been in a fight. They were all standing, though He wasn't on the ground.

"The end of Abington Street was taped off by police and two police cars were parked."

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The incident reportedly took place around 6.30am, but the police cordon was taken down by 8.30am before many shops were opened.

A police spokeswoman said the force was called out at 6.25am on Sunday to reports of an assault in Northampton town centre.

The 35-year-old victim is currently in a stable condition.

Northamptonshire Police is calling for witnesses, or anyone with information to contact the non-emergency number on 101.