Appeal launched after alleged assault on Stevenage teenagers


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A witness appeal has been launched after a man allegedly assaulted two teenagers.

Police are investigating an alleged assault reported to have happened on Wednesday, April 30, between 6.30pm and 7.10pm in Ditchmore Lane, Stevenage.

A teenage boy and girl were approached by a man who allegedly assaulted them after he is said to have accused them of throwing stones off of a bridge.

The man then reportedly took the boy’s bag and left in a vehicle described as a small white or grey panel van.

The man is described as white, aged between 40 and 50, of slight build and around 5ft 10ins tall. He was bald, clean shaven and had a London accent.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident, saw the boy and girl or saw a man or van matching the stated descriptions prior to or after the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Steve Beard via Hertfordshire Constabulary’s non-emergency number 101, citing crime reference E1/14/2594.

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