Tracksuit-wearing thug stabs man in Thrapston

Detectives have launched an investigation

Monday, 6th September 2021, 4:08 pm
Updated Monday, 6th September 2021, 4:11 pm
Police are investigating

A man was stabbed by a tracksuit-wearing thug as he walked over a bridge in Thrapston last night (Sunday).

Detectives have launched an investigation after the shocking incident, which took place between 9.30pm and 10pm.

The victim, a 37-year-old man, was walking over the bridge in Bridge Street towards Islip when he was attacked.

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Police said someone ran up behind him, stabbed him in the hip and ran back to Thrapston.

A police spokesman said: "The offender is described as a slim, 5ft 7in to 5ft 9in Asian man in his late teens to early twenties.

"He had short hair and was wearing a black tracksuit.

"Anyone who may have any information regarding this incident is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111."