Girl Attacked, Daventry


May 20, 2019 - 519 views

Girl Attacked

A girl was set upon by a group of 5/6 others on Tennyson Road, Daventry yesterday evening.

The cause of the incident is not yet known but it is reported that the victim had arrived to defend some younger friends.

It is believed that some of the group were the same individuals that attacked another girl in similar circumstances a few months ago.

Due to the ages of those involved we are unable to name the identity of the attackers, although they are known to the victim.

This is a developing story and more details will be added as they become available.

Updated: 20/05/2019;

Police officers are appealing for witnesses following a fight in Tennyson Road, Daventry.

The incident happened on Sunday, May 19, at about 4pm, when police received several reports of a group of people fighting in the area, armed with golf clubs and poles.

Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant, Sam Dobbs, said: “We have arrested a 38-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy in connection with this incident and they have been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

“I am aware that some people may not yet have come forward to give us their account of what happened yesterday so I would also like to use this opportunity to encourage those people to contact us.

“Finally, there has been a lot of speculation on social media regarding this incident, including the naming of potential suspects. I would ask people not to do this as it can affect court proceedings down the line.”

Witnesses or anyone with information about the incident should contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Information can also be shared anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Incident number: 19000256123

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