Wellingborough attack saw man struck on head with metal object

He was taken to hospital with head injuries

Monday, 5th July 2021, 9:35 am
Updated Monday, 5th July 2021, 9:36 am
Police are investigating.

A man was taken to hospital with head injuries after being struck with a metal object in Wellingborough's town centre yesterday (Sunday).

Eyewitnesses reported a police cordon being in place after the incident in Cambridge Street, near the junction with Market Street, at about 3pm.

A police spokesman said the victim, a man in his 40s, was struck on the head with 'some sort of metal object' by a group of young people.

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He was taken to hospital with head injuries but has since been discharged.

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information should call 101, quoting crime number 21000372771.