Witnesses are being sought after a man sustained a head injury during a serious assault in Campbell Street, Northampton.
The incident took place between 4.50pm and 5.10pm on Friday, January 6, when the man in his 40s, was confronted by an unknown male, who was verbally abusive and threatening, before he walked off towards the pharmacy.
The abusive male then returned and assaulted the man, causing him to fall and hit his head. As a result of the assault, the man was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital for further treatment.
The offender is described as a black man in his mid-20s, between 5ft 9 and 6ft, of an average build and short black hair. He is believed to be wearing a dark coloured hooded top and grey tracksuit bottoms and possibly left the scene with a woman and a dog.
Anyone with information is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.