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AFFRAY ARREST: Three charged after machete incident in Watford

 Published on: 18th August 2022   |   By: News Bulletin   |   Category: Uncategorized

Three men have been charged following an affray in Watford.

Police were called at just after 5pm on Tuesday, August 16, to reports of a disturbance with a machete seen on the High Street.

Officers, including the armed response unit and police helicopter, attended.

One man was taken to hospital having suffered a slash injury to his foot. He has since left hospital and is recovering.

Three men were arrested and have since been charged.

Shoaib Nabizada, aged 22, of Beverley Drive, Edgware, London, Parwez Hotak, aged 20, of Chapman Road, Croydon, London and Alexandru Buciu, aged 18, of St Albans Road, Watford, have all been charged with affray and possession of a bladed article in a public place.

All three were due to appear at Stevenage Magistrates Court today.

Detective Inspector Chris Parperi, from the Watford Local Crime Unit, said: “Incidents of this nature will not be tolerated, and we appreciate it will have caused a great deal of concern among the local community.

“Our officers responded immediately, three men were swiftly arrested and have now been charged.

“If you have any information about the incident, and haven’t yet spoken to police, we’d urge you to please do so.”

Information can also be reported online at the Hertfordshire Constabulary website, speak to an operator in the Force Communications Room via the online web chat or by calling the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference number 41/65985/22.

Alternatively, you can stay 100% anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form.

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