Stabbed Walking Home

A 40 year old man's seriously ill with a punctured lung after being stabbed while walking home in the Kingsthorpe area of Northampton.

Northamptonshire Police say the victim had visited the Co-Op in Newnham Road, Kingsthorpe at around 9pm on Monday 6 August 2012 and was walking home along Drayton Walk when a car pulled up alongside him.

They say after a brief discussion a number of men got out of the vehicle and stabbed the victim before getting back into the car and making off.

The victim was able to make it home and call the emergency services.  He was then taken to Northampton General Hospital.

Detective Sergeant Andy Rogers from Northampton CID, said: “We believe this was an isolated incident and are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed it or who may have any information regarding it to come forward.

“The victim had visited the Co-Op in Newnham Road and was walking along Drayton walk with his dog, a Rottweiler, when the incident happened.

“We would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the victim leaving the shop with his dog, setting off in the direction of Drayton Walk. We would also like to speak to anyone who may have seen a car stop in Drayton Walk shortly after 9pm last night.

“I would also like to speak to anyone who may have seen the victim walking along Drayton Walk after the incident.”

Witnesses or anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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