Three men rob ‘vulnerable’ man in busy shopping street in Northamptonshire town

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Three men carried out a robbery in a busy shopping street in a Northamptonshire town the middle of the day.

The victim, described as a “vulnerable man” by police, was walking along Abington Street, in Northampton, heading towards Abington Square on Saturday at about 3.15pm, when he was approached by three white men.

One of the men stole a small brown leather bag from his shoulder and all three of them then ran off towards the Market Square.

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

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