Assault in town centre

A MAN was punched several times during an assault in Daventry.

It happened on Saturday between 2.30am and 3am in Sheaf Street when he was approached by a group of young men. The victim was punched around the head several times causing bruising, scratches and a cut to his right eye.

The group are described as all white, in their 20s around 5ft 8ins tall and of slim build. One of the males was wearing a black look leather jacket and dark blue jeans with a tattoo on his neck which appeared to be writing of some type. He had short dark gelled hair.

A second male was wearing a sky blue hooded jacket and had short dark hair.

Witnesses can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.