Man arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill after spate of violence in Hitchin

A man has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill in Hitchin.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill in Hitchin. - Credit: Archant

A 23-year-old Hitchin man has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill after a spate of violence in the town.

The arrest relates to a fight on Sunday in Redhill Road following several men were reported to have been fighting in the Westmill area.

Police are linking it to a fight between two men outside Bar Chic in Churchgate in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Officers are also connecting it to a third fight in Aura nightclub, in Sun Street, after an altercation between two black men on Saturday, April 9.

Det Sgt Sarah Gilbertson said: “We believe it is possibly the same men involved in all three incidents and there were possibly witnesses due to the central location of two of the altercations.”


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The 23-year-old man has been bailed while the police investigation continues.

If you witnessed any of these incidents, or have any information call 101.

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