Man assaulted with metal bar in Rushden

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Police have made an arrest after a man was hit with a metal bar during an assault in Rushden.

On Monday, July 29, the victim was walking down Station Road near the splash pool car park, when a man driving past stopped his car and argued with the victim. The man drove off and returned a few minutes later. He confronted the victim again, chasing him and hitting him with a metal bar.

The offender is described as white, with an olive complexion and dark hair, about 5ft 8ins tall and in his mid thirties. He was wearing a red T-shirt and black trousers.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the incident which happened between 4.35pm and 4.50pm.

A 30-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and has been released pending further enquiries.

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information, have been asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.