Northampton

Northampton man, 101, assaulted by gang

A 101-year-old man has been injured trying to fend off a group of boys who attacked him.

The man's walking stick was kicked away from him when the boys came up behind him in Spencer Haven, Northampton, on Saturday.

He challenged the boys and was pushed to the floor suffering cuts to his wrist, arm, face and a swollen nose.

The victim has limited sight and poor hearing. Northamptonshire police have asked witnesses to come forward.

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