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Witness appeal following serious assault in Kingsthorpe

August 9, 2018

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault near Nursery Lane in Northampton.

The incident happened in the early hours of yesterday morning (Wednesday, August 8) when police officers were called to reports of a man near Nursery Lane, Northampton, who had been seriously assaulted. The 26-year-old was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Detective Chief Inspector Lee McBride, said: “Thankfully, incidents of this nature are rare and I would like to reassure the community that we have a dedicated team of detectives working on this case and there will be increased patrols in the area as the investigation progresses. 

“Two people have been arrested in connection with this incident – a 36 year old woman and 24-year-old man, who are both currently in police custody.

“Anyone with any information about this incident, anyone who witnessed it or anyone who may have seen anything suspicious around the area at the time is asked to call us on 101 or if you’d rather pass us information anonymously, you can do so by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”

Incident Number: 
18000374445

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