Man struck with weapon and hit on the head by gang before having phone stolen in Northampton

A man was out walking in Northampton when he was approached by three unknown males who demanded his wallet and then assaulted him.

Tuesday, 18th April 2017, 11:26 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 8:30 pm
The victim was walking along Mill Lane towards Dallington Gym. Google Maps.

The victim was struck with an 'unknown weapon' and also hit on the head in Mill Lane near Dallington Gym, Northamptonshire Police says.

A phone and tobacco was taken from the victim who needed hospital treatment for head injuries.

Officers are appealing for potential dashcam footage to help them find two offenders who assaulted the victim.

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The offenders were all white, aged in their late teens, and they all wore face coverings.

Anyone with information about the incident which happened between 3.30am and 4.15am on Sunday, March 12, should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555111