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DINE AND DASH: St Albans Restaurant falls victim to scamming incident 

 Published on: 17th September 2019   |   By: News Desk   |   Category: Uncategorized

A restaurant in St Albans has fallen victim to the ‘dine and dash’ scam after a group of women racked a bill costing over £200 and left without paying. 

Police are currently investigating an incident at Veer Dhara, situated along Hatfield Road, on September 9, where five women dined and dashed without paying the hefty bill. 

A spokesperson for Herts Police said: “Police are currently investigating an incident that took place at 2.30pm on Monday 9 September, involving a group of people that left without paying their bill at Veer Dhara restaurant in St Albans. 

“It was reported that the offenders were a party of five women. The bill totalled over £200, without service charge.”

Anyone with information that can help this investigation can report this online at, speak to an operator in their Force Communications Room via their online web chat, which can be launched at, or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime references 41/81856/19. 

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

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