Woman assaulted outside Stevenage pub

A woman was assaulted outside a Stevenage pub in the early hours of Sunday.

A woman was assaulted outside a Stevenage pub in the early hours of Sunday. - Credit: Archant

A woman needed hospital treatment after being assaulted outside a pub in Stevenage in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Police said officers were called to the scene outside The Drapers Arms, in Stevenage Old Town, at 4.03am – after reports “that a woman had been assaulted by a woman known to her”.

A police spokeswoman said: “The victim was then further assaulted – punched in the face – by a man outside Waitrose in High Street, before again being assaulted by the woman.

“The victim suffered a black eye and bruising.”

Officers are now investigating. Anyone who witnessed the incidents or has any information that could help police should call 101, quoting crime reference 41/20152/18, or report online at herts.police.uk/report.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or crimestoppers-uk.org.

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