A lump of concrete has reportedly been thrown at the house of a Stevenage family.

The alleged incident of criminal damage took place at around 4.30pm on Saturday (April 1), in the Broadwater area.

According to resident Alex King, the object "could've killed" any member of his family, had it hit them.


The husband and father of two alleges: "I'm going to try and be brief but I'm raging. 

The Comet: The object thrown at the Stevenage house.The object thrown at the Stevenage house. (Image: Alex King)

"This lump of concrete was thrown at my front window today by a group of kids who have previously thrown logs and wood at my conservatory and back garden.


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"You've caused criminal property damage to my house and this has now gone further.

"The first time I thought kids do some dumb stuff but there you go, not now, not with this.

"I have two children under (the age of) three and a wife who are now scared to go in the backgarden.

The Comet: According to Alex King, Wooden logs have previously been thrown.According to Alex King, Wooden logs have previously been thrown. (Image: Alex King)

"This could've killed anyone of us had it hit us.

"The police have been informed."

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary added: "Police are currently investigating following an incident of criminal damage in Stevenage.

"It was reported that a lump of concrete was thrown at a property sometime between 5.20pm and 6pm on 1 April, causing damage to a window frame.

"Anyone with information is asked to please contact police, quoting crime reference 41/26512/23."

Information can also be reported online at herts.police.uk/report or by calling the non-emergency number 101.

Anonymous information can be given by contacting the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111, or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.