Victim attacked by men in balaclavas after being hit by Desborough bike rider

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses
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A man was attacked by a gang wearing balaclavas after being deliberately hit by a bike rider in Desborough.

Police have launched an investigation after the incident which took place at about 6.55pm on Saturday (October 14).

The victim was walking with a woman along Station Road, opposite the junction with King Street, when a man on an electric bike intentionally drove into him.

Police have launched an investigation after the incident which took place at about 6.55pm on Saturday (October 14).Police have launched an investigation after the incident which took place at about 6.55pm on Saturday (October 14).
Police have launched an investigation after the incident which took place at about 6.55pm on Saturday (October 14).

The bike rider then got off and, alongside three or four other males in balaclavas, punched and kicked the victim while he lay on the floor, leaving him requiring hospital treatment.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said: “Witnesses or anyone with information should call Northamptonshire Police on 101.

“Please quote incident number 23000640279 when passing on any information to make sure it gets to the right person as quickly as possible.”

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or visit their website at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/