Letchworth CCTV appeal after ‘vicious attack’ on woman in hotel reception

PUBLISHED: 17:03 16 May 2018 | UPDATED: 17:03 16 May 2018

Offices want to speak to this man regarding an assault at Letchworth's Premier Inn hotel. Picture: Herts police

Offices want to speak to this man regarding an assault at Letchworth's Premier Inn hotel. Picture: Herts police


Police have today released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to amid allegations of a “vicious attack” on a woman in a Letchwotel hotel reception.

The incident is described by officers as taking place at the Premier Inn in Station Road in the early hours of Sunday, February 27.

Police said there was a “verbal altercation” between a man and a 27-year-old woman – who was then assaulted and left with bruising, with her mobile phone flung across the reception.

Investigating officer PC Lee Preece said: “This was a vicious attack that caused immense distress to the victim.

“Significant enquiries have been carried out since the incident and we are now in the position to release an image of a man we would like to speak to about the incident.

“It is believed this man was in the area at the time and therefore he could have information that is vital to the investigation.”

If you recognise the man or have any information regarding the incident contact PC Preece on lee.preece2@herts.pnn.police.uk or on 101, quoting crime reference G2/18/413.

You can also report online at herts.police.uk/Report or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or crimestoppers-uk.org.

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