Couple '˜in their 70s' attacked in Daventry while out walking, police reveal

A couple aged in their 70s were attacked while out walking in the early hours in Daventry, police have reported.

Monday, 17th October 2016, 9:01 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 8:49 pm
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Northamptonshire Police published the information on its Twitter account last night.

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“Assault on couple in their 70s on the ‘Black path’ or old Railway bridge in Daventry at 1am 16/10/16. Ring 101 or crime stoppers,” the tweet said.

Sgt Sam Dobbs, based in Daventry, added last night: “Cmon good folk of Daventry. This was a despicable attack on senior citizens. Help us flush out the offenders for some justice. Who was this?”

Northamptonshire Police has been approached for more information and said a statement would be released later today.