Man robbed of phone and watch after being knocked unconscious in Corby

The watch stolen was similar to this one.
The watch stolen was similar to this one.

A man was knocked unconscious and had his iPhone 5 and Gucci watch stolen in a robbery in Corby town centre.

Some time between 2.30am and 3am on Saturday, October 1, in Corporation Street, the victim was approached by another man who asked him for a lighter.

The man then punched the victim in the face, knocking him unconscious, before stealing his iPhone, watch and personal items.

Witnesses to the incident, anyone with information or anyone who may have been offered a Gucci watch for sale – similar to the one pictured – are asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.