Kettering teenager stabbed by robber

A teenager was stabbed after robbers demanded money from him in Kettering.

Monday, 25th March 2019, 10:20 am
Updated Monday, 25th March 2019, 10:26 am

The incident took place at the recreation ground in North Park Drive at about 1am on Saturday morning (March 23).

The victim, an 18-year-old man, was approached by two men who demanded he hand over money.

One of the men then stabbed him in the leg.

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A police spokesman said: “The suspects are described as two black males, both wearing black or dark clothing from head to toe with one of them wearing a mask.

“The other had the hood on his hooded top down.”

The spokesman added that the teenager’s injuries are not life-threatening.

Witnesses or anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

The recreation ground in North Park Drive NNL-190325-111636005

The incident was the second stabbing in the town in four hours after an unrelated stabbing in Victoria Street at 9pm on Friday.