Letchworth man charged with GBH after ‘hitting psychiatrist at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital with a hammer’

A man from Letchworth who allegedly hit a psychiatrist at Stevenages Lister Hospital with a hammer h

A man from Letchworth who allegedly hit a psychiatrist at Stevenages Lister Hospital with a hammer has been charged with GBH. - Credit: Archant

A man from Letchworth who allegedly hit a psychiatrist at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital with a hammer has been charged with GBH.

Christopher Battison, of Rundells, is accused of assaulting the doctor – who suffered minor injuries – in the hospital at about 2pm on December 30.

The 40-year-old was arrested the same day. He has been remanded in custody by Hatfield magistrates and is set to appear at Cambridge Crown Court on January 30.


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