Man in hospital after assault

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A MAN was assaulted whilst walking home from the pub last night (Sunday).

The 39-year-old was walking along Harborough Road in Brixworth at some point between 12.30am and 2am when he was assaulted and knocked unconscious. He is still in hospital with serious injuries

Northamptonshire Police are now appealing for witnesses or information following the assault.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who was in the area during the evening and who may have seen the victim or assailant, or heard any shouting or disturbance on Harborough Road that evening.

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information, should call Northamptonshire Police on 03000 111222. Alternatively information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.