Police officers are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted on the Ivy Road junction with Abington Avenue in Northampton.
The incident happened between 11.30pm on Saturday, June 29, and 12.45am on Sunday, June 30, when a woman walking in the area was approached by a group of men who asked her for cash and cigarettes.
When she made to walk away, she felt a sharp pain in her neck which she later realised was the result of being shot with an air rifle.
The offenders are described as men in dark hoodies with the one who spoke to her described as a white man.
Witnesses or anyone with information should call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, you call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
Incident number: 19000434220
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