Man injured after attempted robbery in Daventry

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A 50-YEAR-OLD man was injured after he was the victim of an attempted robbery in Daventry.

It happened on Friday December 13 between 1am and 1.10am.

He was walking his dog along the path near to the iCon building. He heard a rustling in the bushes and noticed a man standing to his left.

The man punched the victim in the head and demanded he hand over his wallet and phone. The victim refused and then noticed another man. After a struggle the two offenders ran off empty handed.

One of the attackers is described as a white man, aged 29-32, 6ft 1in, with dark hair and of heavy build. He was wearing black trainers, a red T-shirt and a black hooded top.

The other is described as a white man, aged 18-24, 5ft 10in, with cropped mousey blonde hair and of athletic build. He was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms, a dark hooded top and silvery white trainers.

The victim suffered cuts to his head.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.