Man wanted in connection with alleged cinema assault on two boys in Stevenage

Police want to speak to this man in relation to an alleged assault in Stevenage

Police want to speak to this man in relation to an alleged assault in Stevenage - Credit: Archant

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to question in relation to an assault on two boys in a cinema.

The incident happened at the Stevenage Cineworld at roughly 6.40pm on Saturday.

The offender allegedly swore at two 12-years-old, before grabbing them by their throats and pinning them against a wall.

They had all just watched the same film, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, which began at around 4pm, during which time the offender had asked the boys and other friends to be quiet.

“I would also like to hear from anyone who can help in identifying this man or any witnesses to the incident.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Antony Oakman via the Herts Police non-emergency number 101 quoting crime reference number E1/14/4723. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, you could be entitled to a reward.