Woman pushed to the floor in Northampton assault

A woman was assaulted and pushed to the floor outside a supermarket in Northampton.

Tuesday, 30th May 2017, 2:27 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:29 pm
The incident took place on Wellingborough Road

Officers in a police car were flagged down by a member of the public who reported the assault, which happened outside the Sainsbury’s on Wellingborough Road at around 4.30am on Saturday, May 27.

A man who was not wearing a shirt was seen running from the scene.

A 24-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident, and has been released from custody pending further investigation.

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The police would like to trace the witness who reported the assault, who was driving a blue people carrier or van.

Anyone with information should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.