Stranger knocked woman to the floor in Northampton for being 'in his way'

The assault took place by the Innovation Centre in Black Lion Hill.
The assault took place by the Innovation Centre in Black Lion Hill.

A passer-by barged a woman to the floor and threw her belongings down a grass bank in an unprovoked assault.

Witnesses are being sought after the incident took place outside the Innovation Centre in Black Lion Hill, Northampton, a fortnight ago.

A woman was sitting on a grass bank with two of her friends waiting for a taxi to arrive on Sunday, June 10, between 11.45am and 12pm.

A man then walked down the grass bank and told the woman that 'she was in his way', according to a police spokeswoman.

He then pushed the woman and her friend and threw all of her belongings down the bank.

The offender is described as a mixed-race man in his 30s, about 5ft 9 inches tall, of stocky build, with a bald head and wearing a red t-shirt and khaki cargo shorts.

He was pushing a pale-coloured bicycle.

Witnesses or anyone with information about the incident are being asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.