Gang beats teen with knives and baseball bats in late-night Desborough attack

Detectives appeal for witnesses following Sunday's incident in Station Road

Police are investigating the shocking attack in Desborough last night
Police are investigating the shocking attack in Desborough last night

Detectives are hunting the gang behind a brutal attack with knives and baseball bats on a teenager last night (Sunday).

Police say the 17-year-old needed hospital treatment after suffering cuts to his hands and head and severe bruising after being battered with baseball bats.

Officers were called to Station Road in Desborough at about 9.15pm where the boy had been approached by at least four men.

The victim was able to run off and raise the alarm following the attack.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to Kettering General Hospital.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police confirmed investigations are continuing and appealed for anybody to come forward who was in the area of Station Road and Gold Street last night and might have information which could help their enquiries.

Call 101 using reference number 21000198632 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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