Police appeal for information after man reports woman being taken into car in Stevenage

POLICE are appealing for information following a suspicious incident which occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning.Police received a call at about 12.20am from a man who reported seeing a young woman being taken into a car on Hertford Road in Ste

POLICE are appealing for information following a suspicious incident which occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police received a call at about 12.20am from a man who reported seeing a young woman being taken into a car on Hertford Road in Stevenage, before the vehicle was driven away.

The woman is described as possibly being in her teens, with long blonde hair. She was wearing a blue hoody with white stars on it and Ugg-style boots.

She was walking alone near to the Roebuck Inn, when a car believed to be an old-style red Astra passed her in the direction of Broadwater Crescent, before doubling back. The witness reported seeing the young woman being taken into the vehicle before it was driven off.


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The car had loud bass-type music audibly coming from it.

Detective Inspector Gerry McDonald said: "We are treating this incident seriously.

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"We are fully investigating the exact circumstances of what happened. If anyone has any information which could assist our inquiries I would ask that you contact police. It may be that this was an innocent act and I would ask that, if you were involved, please call us. You are not in any trouble. We need to make sure we fully investigate what happened.

Anyone who has any information, call us on 0845 3300 222, quoting Operation Angular.

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