Teenager Knocked Unconscious

A teenager has been knocked unconscious and robbed on The Racecourse in Northampton.

The incident happened at around 12.15pm on Friday 5th July. A 17-year-old boy and an acquaintance were walking towards Bailiff Street when an unknown man approached them. The man started talking to the pair before hitting the 17-year-boy in the head, knocking him unconscious.

Whilst he was unconscious, the victim’s mobile phone, cash and tobacco were taken from his pockets. When he regained consciousness he saw a group of seven young males running away.

One of the offenders is described as a white boy, aged 16 to 17, of large build with short dark hair. He was wearing black jeans and a black hooded top with a blue logo on the chest.

A second offender is described as a black boy, aged 17, of skinny build with short dark hair. He was wearing black jeans and a black hooded top.

The other five are described as young black men or teenagers. No further description is available.

The victim received a head wound and required hospital treatment for his injuries.

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