'Deep voiced' Rushden thug left man in hospital

Police are appealing for witnesses

Friday, 7th May 2021, 10:18 am
Police are investigating.
Police are investigating.

Police are hunting a thug with a deep voice who left a man in hospital after an unprovoked attack in Rushden.

The incident took place at about 3pm on Saturday, May 1, where an 18-year-old man walked along Lime Street and then into Higham Hill before an unknown man approached him.

After verbally challenging the victim the man beat him up in an unprovoked attack, police said.

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He knocked him to the floor and caused head and facial injuries which required hospital assessment.

A police spokesman said: "The suspect is described as a white man with a deep voice.

"He may have been with two women at the time of the assault.

"Anyone who saw the attack or who has information about it is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101."