Man hit with metal pole during robbery in Corby

His attacker then stamped on the victim's phone and stole his wallet

By Stephanie Weaver
Wednesday, 19th February 2020, 3:41 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th February 2020, 3:42 pm

A man was hit with a metal pole during a robbery in Corby.

The 22-year-old victim was assaulted by a man who hit him with a metal pole causing him to drop his mobile phone and wallet to the floor at the junction of Beanfield Avenue and Farmstead Road last month.

The offender then stamped on the man’s phone and picked up his wallet before making off.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery

He is described as aged in his early-to-mid 20s, 5ft 7in and spoke with a local accent.

He was wearing a black Nike tracksuit top with a hoody and black trousers.

The robbery took place between 10.30pm and 10.45pm on Wednesday, January 8, although Northants Police have only released this witness appeal today.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the attack is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 20000016506.