Police arrest wanted man in Hitchin after police spot him driving car

POLICE have arrested a man they had been hunting for more than a week following an assault in Baldock. Anthony Costello, 42, of Woodland Way, Baldock, was spotted by officers driving a car in Hitchin on Friday. He had been wanted since the incident on

POLICE have arrested a man they had been hunting for more than a week following an assault in Baldock.

Anthony Costello, 42, of Woodland Way, Baldock, was spotted by officers driving a car in Hitchin on Friday. He had been wanted since the incident on April 21 in Woodland Way when a 33-year-old man suffered extensive bruising.

Costello appeared before magistrates at Hatfield Remand Court yesterday charged with grievous bodily harm, robbery, false imprisonment and sexual assault and was remanded in custody for seven days.

Two other men who were arrested at the same time as the incident, Carl Tomlin 25, of no fixed abode, and Darren Barker, 25, of Hemming Way, Watford, also appeared before magistrates yesterday and were both remanded in custody for seven days.


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Both men faced the same charges as Costello plus a charge of taking a motor vehicle.

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