Police Appeal:Daventry 13/12

Looking for witnesses to an attempted robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Daventry.
 
The incident took place between 1am and 1.10am on Friday, 13 December.

Northamptonshire Police

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A 50-year-old man was walking his dog along the path off the roundabout on Northern Way, in front of the ICON building. He heard a rustling in the bushes and noticed a man standing to his left. The man punched the victim in the head and demanded he hand over his wallet and phone. The victim refused and then noticed another man. After a struggle the two offenders ran off empty handed.
 
One of the offenders is described as a white man, aged 29-32, 6ft 1in, with dark hair and of heavy build. He was wearing black trainers, a red T-shirt and a black hooded top.
 
The other offender is described as a white man, aged 18-24, 5ft 10in, with cropped mousey blonde hair and of athletic build. He was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms, a dark hooded top and silvery white trainers.
 
The victim suffered cuts to his head.
 
Witnesses, or anyone with information, should contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
 
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