Appeal for witnesses following attempted robbery in Daventry

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Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery in Brook Street, Daventry.

The incident happened on Thursday, January 24, between 7.30pm and 7.50pm, when a man was approached by two unknown men who demanded his wallet. When he refused to hand it over, he was punched to the face and threatened with a knife.

The first offender is described as white, in his mid-20s, about 5ft 10in, with a skinny build. He had scruffy facial hair and was wearing a baseball or a beanie hat, a black tracksuit, trainers and was carrying a small ‘man bag’.

The second offender was white, aged mid-20s, about 6ft tall and of a skinny build. He had very short brown hair and was wearing a light grey or white tracksuit with three Adidas stripes on each arm and a black scarf. He was also carrying a small ‘man bag’.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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