Hitchin man charged with GBH

A MAN from Hitchin has been arrested and charged with assaulting a woman in Stevenage, leaving her with serious injuries.

Jason Harper-Stott, 22, from Bradleys Corner is charged with GBH wounding with intent and was arrested yesterday morning (Sunday) in Peterborough.

It is alleged that he assaulted a woman in her 20s on Plash Drive on April 8.

The woman, who was taken to Lister Hospital, sustained serious injuries but was later discharged.

Harper-Stott has been remanded in custody until his next court appearance.