A police investigation has been launched after a Polish man was assaulted in Kettering during the early hours of Sunday morning.
The incident happened near to the Euro Food shop in Kettering just after midnight.
Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.
A police spokesman said: “Police are investigating an incident which happened in Silver Street, near to the Euro Foods shop, just before 12.15am on Sunday, August 18.
“A Polish male was assaulted.
“Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area at that time, or anyone who may have seen the incident to contact Northamptonshire Police.”
The area has been cordoned off by police this morning for forensic examinations to take place.
Officers refused to comment on the condition of the victim when contacted by the Telegraph today (Sunday).
Witnesses or anyone with information should contact police on 101. Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.