Victim punched in the face and chased by group of three men in Northampton

A man was assaulted during an evening attack while he was walking through Northampton town centre.

Wednesday, 2nd August 2017, 11:23 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 10:56 am
Sheep Street, Northampton.

The 37-year-old man was walking along Sheep Street when three men walked past him, travelling in the opposite direction.

A member of the group punched the victim to the side of his face before chasing him towards Greyfriars.

A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police said: "Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident, which took place at about 6.30pm.

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"The offender was white, around 40, 6ft, of athletic build and wearing a light coloured t-shirt."

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.