Young woman left with facial injuries after being grabbed by her throat and pushed over in Northampton nightclub

A nightclub punter is being sought by police after reports he grabbed a woman by her throat and pushed her to the ground in a Northampton venue.

Monday, 3rd October 2016, 10:56 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:43 pm
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in Bridge Street nightclub NB's in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Northamptonshire Police is appealing for witnesses after an assault took place in NB’s, in Bridge Street, in the early hours of Thursday, September 29.

An 18-year-old woman was inside the nightclub when she was grabbed by the throat and pushed to the ground, resulting in her hitting her head and sustaining facial injuries.

The incident took place at the club between 3am and 3.15am.

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A police spokeswoman the offender was an Asian man, aged around 19, about 5ft 3ins and of "chubby build."

He had short black hair and was wearing a black jumper.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information regarding it.

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