Police appeal for witnesses after woman assaulted in Letchworth GC

POLICE are appealing for witnesses and information following an alleged assault that took place in Norton Road, Letchworth, close to the garden centre last Saturday.The incident is believed to have occurred between noon and 12.45pm, when a woman ran away

POLICE are appealing for witnesses and information following an alleged assault that took place in Norton Road, Letchworth, close to the garden centre last Saturday.

The incident is believed to have occurred between noon and 12.45pm, when a woman ran away from a silver Honda car following an altercation with a man in the vehicle. The man is then alleged to have followed the woman and assaulted her.

Shortly after this a couple in a blue car stopped at the scene of the altercation and offered assistance to the woman. The man then drove away from the scene.

Investigating officer, DC Simon Goodship, said: "We are treating this very seriously and are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident occur to get in touch.


You may also want to watch:


"We are also very keen to speak to the driver and passenger of the blue vehicle who assisted the woman - any information they provide could prove crucial to our investigation."

Anyone with information can make contact via the non-emergency number 0845 33 00 222 citing crime reference number G2/09/1113. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Most Read

A 22-year-old man from Arlesey has been arrested in connection with this incident and has been police bailed.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter