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Man charged with knife attack in Abbots Langley

 Published on: 19th February 2019   |   By: News Desk   |   Category: Uncategorized

Police are appealing for information and witnesses following an incident of grievous bodily harm (GBH) in Abbotts Langley following a knife attack.

Hertfordshire Constabulary has charged Che Ambe, 21, of Caractacus Cottage View, Watford, with GBH.

Officers were called on Sunday, February 10, at around 8.30pm to Long Elms, Abbots Langley, where an 18-year-old man had sustained life-changing injuries to his hand.

Officers attended the scene and arrested two men.

The victim was taken to hospital.

Sergeant Christopher Simmons, from the Abbots Langley Safer Neighbourhood Team, who is investigating, said: “We have arrested a 21-year-old man from Watford, who has now been charged with causing grievous bodily harm. He has been remanded into custody by the courts. A 17-year-old man, also from Watford who was arrested nearby has been released under investigation.”

“I would like to stress that we are not currently seeking anyone else in connection with this alleged offence and there is no increased risk to the wider public. We will be increasing patrols locally to provide reassurance and would like to encourage you to approach officers to discuss any concerns that you may have.”

“If you have any information that you think may be useful, including dash cam footage or CCTV of the immediate vicinity of Long Elms or The Fairway in Abbots Langley on February 10, between 8.25pm and 8.35pm, please contact Safer Neighbourhood sergeant Chris Simmons or DC Steve Mason from Three Rivers Local Crime Unit.” 

Anyone with information can email or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/13516/19. You can also report information online at

Alternatively, you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at 

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will never need to go to court.

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