Man threw disabled woman’s scooter across road and then punched her outside Northampton shop

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A disabled woman has been left “very distressed” after she was attacked by a man who threw her mobility scooter across the road in Northampton.

The woman was shopping at Booth Stores in Booth Lane, Boothville, when she noticed a man was jumping on her mobility scooter, which was parked outside the shop.

She went out to challenge him, but he became abusive, threw the scooter across the road, punched the woman, then pushed her over the scooter.

She was left with cuts and bruises and was very distressed by the incident.

Northamptonshire Police today released the details of the incident which happened at about 9.50pm on Thursday, September 24.

The attacker is described as white, in his early 40s and between 5ft 10in and 6ft. He had short dark hair, was clean shaven and was wearing a long sleeved polo shirt and blue jeans. The victim said he may have had an eastern European accent.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101.

Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at