Police release image of man they want to talk to after female police officer is left with fractured cheek in Hitchin

Police want to speak to this man.

Police want to speak to this man. - Credit: Archant

Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak with in connection with an assault on a female police officer in Hitchin which left her with a fractured cheek.

At 2.50am on Sunday, September 18, the officer had gone to speak with a man involved another incident in Market Place.

As she went to intervene, she was hit in the face and suffered a broken nose and fractured cheek.

Officers would like to speak with the man pictured as he may have information which could assist the investigation.

If you can help to identify the man pictured, please contact the police non-emergency number 101 quoting crime reference number G1/16/2355.