Man slapped in the face in Northampton town centre

A man was assaulted in Northampton town centre just before midnight, police have reported.

Friday, 28th October 2016, 2:29 pm
Updated Monday, 31st October 2016, 9:44 am
The victim had just left a pub in Market Square, Northampton, and was walking along Abington Street

The 18-year-old victim had left a pub in the Market Square on Wednesday, October 26 and was walking towards Abington Street when a group of about five people approached him.

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One of the members of the group walked up to him and slapped him in the face.

They were all in their early 20s and one of them was a man with blonde or ginger hair wearing a blue and yellow light-weight jacket, carrying a black bag.

Anyone with information can contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.