Man left with stitches after being struck on the head with 'sharp instrument' outside Northampton bar

Officers are appealing for witnesses following an assault outside a Northampton nightspot.

Tuesday, 5th December 2017, 4:35 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:12 pm
A witness appeal has been launched following an assault in Northampton town centre.

The incident took place outside Borjia Bar in Castilian Street, on Sunday, December 3, between 3.30am and 4am when a man struck the victim on the head with an unknown sharp instrument, causing a cut which required stitches.

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A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police said: "The offender is described as a tall man, of medium build, with black hair - short back and sides, a beard and wearing a black and red jacket."

Anyone with information should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555111.