Man assaulted with crowbar and scaffolding poles in Letchworth
- Credit: Archant
A man needed hospital treatment after being attacked with scaffolding bars and a crowbar by three men on Wednesday evening.
Police are appealing for information about the incident, which occurred in Jackmans Place, Letchworth GC, between 6.45pm and 7.15pm.
Three men, described as white and speaking with Irish accents, got out of a white Ford Transit van and assaulted the 25-year-old victim.
He was left with a graze to the head and a bruised ankle and was taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage for treatment.
DS Pete Hankins, from the North Herts Local Crime Unit, said: “This was a serious but unusual incident to have occurred in Letchworth and fortunately the victim escaped with only minor injuries.
You may also want to watch:
“I would appeal to anyone who saw or heard anything unusual around the time of the incident or saw the white van to contact me as soon as possible.”
Anyone with information about the incident should contact police on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting crime reference number G2/14/340.
- 1 Stevenage's annual fireworks display returns on Bonfire Night - November 5
- 2 Closure order granted after drug-related crime and anti-social behaviour
- 3 Victim kicked repeatedly in Hitchin early hours attack
- 4 5 of the best pumpkin picking locations in Hertfordshire
- 5 Multiple cars involved in A1(M) collision
- 6 Resident with disabilities 'embarrassed' after council disposes of wheelchair
- 7 Surprise signing Adam Smith happy to get back into training and playing with Stevenage
- 8 Box Wood: 42 acres of ancient woodland sold at auction
- 9 Man sentenced for string of sexual offences in Stevenage
- 10 How well do you know Letchworth? Take our quiz to find out