Man left with cut hands and face after assault near Stevenage pub

PUBLISHED: 10:16 27 January 2016 | UPDATED: 11:03 27 January 2016

Police attended the scene of an altercation between two groups in St Albans on Friday evening.

Police attended the scene of an altercation between two groups in St Albans on Friday evening.

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A 22-year-old man was battered on his way home from a pub in Stevenage.

The victim was leaving the Poacher pub in just before 11pm when he was approached by two men.

As he passed the pathway which leads towards Colestrete, they attacked him causing cuts to his face and hands, and stole his wallet before he was able to make his escape.

Police are looking for two men in connection with the assault which happened on Wednesday, January 20. The first is white, aged between 20 and 25, 6ft tall, of slim build and was wearing a grey tracksuit with the hood up.

The second man is also white, and around the same age, 5ft 8ins tall, with small chin strap facial hair. He was wearing a grey jumper, blue jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with information should call PC Luke Morley on 101 quoting crime reference number E1/16/492, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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