Victim seriously injured after being smashed in the face with a coffee mug in Northampton

Detectives appeal for information after two incidents in Lings estate

By Kevin Nicholls
Tuesday, 2nd June 2020, 10:36 am
Updated Tuesday, 2nd June 2020, 10:38 am

A man suffered serious injuries after having a coffee mug smashed in his face during an assault in Northampton.

Detectives are attempting to piece together a train of events in Nethermead Court, Lings, that started with the offender sustaining a bloody nose before he attacked the victim.

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman said: "The incident started on Wednesday, May 27, between 8.45pm and 10.15pm, when a man sustained a bloody nose by as yet, unknown means.

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Police are investigating the assault in Netherfield Court

"Shortly afterwards, this man struck another man in the face with a coffee mug, causing serious injuries.

"The suspect with the coffee mug is described as white, with red blotchy skin, of stocky build, with a full brown beard which had a ginger tint. He was wearing a white sleeveless vest, knee-length grey shorts and was carrying a grey hoodie in his hands.

"If anybody saw anything or has information that may be connected to this incident, we would ask them to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 using incident number 20000268513."

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