Man stabbed in broad daylight in Northampton's Market Square

A stab victim was taken to Northampton General Hospital after being attacked with a blade in the Market Square.

Monday, 17th September 2018, 3:16 pm
Updated Monday, 17th September 2018, 4:23 pm
A man was admitted to Northampton General Hospital after being stabbed on Friday afternoon, police today confirmed.

Northamptonshire Police were called to the incident at 3.20pm on Friday (September 14) following reports of an altercation, between two men, outside a betting shop.

A spokeswoman for the force today told the Chronicle & Echo: "One of the men then attacked the other with a knife, causing minor injuries, before running off towards Sheep Street and the area near the bus station.

"The first man involved is described as black, with dreadlocks, about 6ft, wearing a hoodie and white trousers.

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A man was admitted to Northampton General Hospital after being stabbed on Friday afternoon, police today confirmed.

"He was also riding a bike. The second man involved is described as black, aged 17 - 25, about 5ft 5in, of slim build with close cut hair.

"He wore a grey tracksuit with a camouflage print and was carrying a black rucksack."

No arrests have been made yet.

Witnesses or anyone with information about the assault can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.