Hitchin man arrested on suspicion of Stevenage GBH after ‘slash injuries’ leave victim in hospital

Police are warning about phone scams

Police are warning about phone scams - Credit: Archant

A suspected knifeman from Hitchin has been arrested on suspicion of GBH after another man suffered “slash injuries” in Stevenage during the early hours of this morning.

Police were called at 4.37am this morning to reports of a fight involving two men in Cromdale Walk, in the Great Ashby area of Stevenage.

A man aged in his 30s suffered what police described as “slash injuries” caused by a knife, and is being treated in hospital.

Officers have arrested a Hitchin man, also aged in his 30s, on suspicion of GBH section 18 wounding with intent. He remains in custody.

The two men are believed to be known to each other.

Anyone with information that could assist the police investigation should contact police on 101, quoting ISR 55 of September 4, or contacthertspolice.uk/Report.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter