Man punched after refusing to give money to beggar in Wellingborough

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101.

A man was punched in the face in Wellingborough after being threatened by someone who had begged him for money.

The incident took place some time between 5.30pm and 5.45pm on Tuesday, November 10, in Oxford Street to the rear of Dale Street, near Townsend Close.

The attacker approached the victim and asked him for £10 for food, at which point the victim said he had no money and refused.

After threatening him, the offender then punched him in the face and ran off.

The offender is described as black, thin and in his 30s.

Police currently investigating the incident are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have been targeted in a similar incident to come forward.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.