Robber fled after threatening man with a knife in Northampton

A robbery took place in Countess Road, Northampton, last week.
A robbery took place in Countess Road, Northampton, last week.

A 47-year-old man was threatened with a knife and told to hand over his phone and money during a robbery on a Northampton street.

The victim was walking along Countess Road in Spencer at about 9.50pm on Tuesday, September 27, when he was approached by the robber.

The victim stepped towards the suspect who then fled towards Victoria Park, having taken nothing.

The offender was aged in his mid-20s and wore a dark top and hat, according to a police spokeswoman.

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

Contact police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 111 555 if you can help.