A Stevenage man is currently wanted by police after allegedly assaulting an emergency worker.

Officers revealed yesterday evening (Thursday, December 14)  that Steven Axton had failed to appear at court, having previously been arrested for the offence.

The 40-year-old has been linked to numerous addresses in the Shephall and Chells areas of Stevenage, along with the town centre.

The Comet: A custody image of Steven Axton, from Stevenage.A custody image of Steven Axton, from Stevenage. (Image: Hertfordshire Constabulary)

Police have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.


A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary said: "If you are harbouring Axton, or you have information regarding his recent whereabouts, please contact police immediately."

Information can be reported online at www.herts.police.uk/ro/report by calling the police's non-emergency number 101.

Anonymous information can be given by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.