Man left with puncture wounds

25 October 2010, 17:25 | Updated: 25 October 2010, 17:35

A serious assault in our area has left a man with injuries including puncture wounds.

The attack happened early yesterday morning (Sunday) in Wellingborough.

The victim - a 22-year-old - ran from an address in Buckingham Close, and was chased by a group of around five or six black men.

Between 5.30am and 6am it's thought he was assaulted with weapons that could have included a knife and a hammer.

The victim was taken to Kettering General Hospital.

If you've got any information about what happened you can call Northamptonshire Police on 03000 111 222 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.