Man arrested on suspicion of fraud offences in Hitchin

Police were called at around 1.10pm today to a report that a man was seen acting suspiciously in Bearton Road, Hitchin

Police were called at around 1.10pm today (April 28) to a report that a man was seen acting suspiciously in Bearton Road, Hitchin - Credit: Google Street View

A 46-year-old man from London has been arrestedĀ on suspicion of fraud by false representation after police were called to reports of a person acting suspiciously in Hitchin.

Police were called to Bearton Road at around 1.10pm on Wednesday, April 28.

Herts police have since confirmed that it had beenĀ reported that two parcels had been delivered to an address, which the occupant had not ordered.

A short time later, an unknown man arrived to collect them.

The man was taken into custody after being arrested, but has since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.



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