Man robbed by gang in Kettering

Police are appealing for witnesses
Police are appealing for witnesses

A man was robbed in Kettering after a failed attempt to force him to withdraw money from a cashpoint.

The incident happened in Stamford Road at about 2am on Tuesday (July 3).

The victim, a man in his 50s, was walking home when he was approached by three men wearing face coverings.

One of them punched him and another threatened him with a knife, took his phone and demanded he went with them to a cash machine at the Co-operative store in Stamford Road to withdraw cash.

The cash machine wasn’t working and the offenders made off down Edmund Street, having stolen the victim’s phone and bank card.

The offenders were all white.

One of them was wearing a dark coloured Puffa-style jacket and light coloured trousers.

Another was wearing a dark hooded coat, possibly North Face, and the third offender was wearing a long-sleeved top, dark trousers and a light-coloured balaclava.

Police are appealing for witnesses to call them on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.