Attempted robbery in Northampton
August 11, 2017
Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery in Northampton.
The incident took place on a path running alongside Billing Brook, Thorplands, at about 10.15pm on Friday, 4 August.
A man in his 20s was walking along the path when he was approached by a group of six young men.
They threatened him with a knife before throwing white powder over him, causing him temporary blindness.
The offenders then searched the victim before making off.
Four of the offenders were white, two were black.
Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information regarding it.
Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.