Man hospitalised following bottle incident in Hitchin bar

A MAN received cuts to his face, after being hit by a flying bottle in a bar.

The incident happened on Saturday at about 1am in Chic Bar, Hitchin, when the victim – a 20-year-old man – had a bottle thrown at him.

Detective Sergeant Pete Hankins, from Hitchin Local Crime Unit, is investigating.

He said: “This was a nasty incident which left the victim requiring hospital treatment on his face.

“I am particularly keen to speak with a black male who is around 5ft 8inches tall with shoulder-length braided hair and was wearing a checked shirt, as we believe he may have vital information which could assist our investigation.”


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Anyone who can help is asked to call DS Hankins on 101 quoting crime reference number G1/12/1835 or Crimestopper in confidence on 0800 555 111.

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