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POLICE APPEAL: Arrest made after man stabbed in altercation in St Albans

 Published on: 1st July 2022   |   By: News Bulletin   |   Category: Uncategorized

Officers are appealing for information and witnesses following an incident in St Albans. 

At around 7.50pm on Friday, June 24, there was an altercation between a group of males on Verulam Road, during which a man in his twenties received a stab wound. 

The suspect is believed to have left the scene on a motorbike. 

Detective Constable Stephanie Phillips, from the St Albans Local Crime Unit, said: “Thankfully the victim’s injuries were not life-threatening or life-changing but this was understandably a terrifying experience. 

“A 24-year-old man from St Albans has been arrested on suspicion of assault (GBH), possession of cannabis and possession of cannabis with intent to supply. He has been released on bail until Thursday, July 21, while enquiries continue. 

“As part of our investigation, we are keen to hear from any witnesses or anyone with information about the incident. If you were driving in the area and have a dash cam fitted to your vehicle, please check it and let us know if you spot something suspicious. Any information you have, no matter how small it might seem, could be vital to our investigation.”  

You can report information online at herts.police.uk/report, speak to an operator in the Force Communications Room via the online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/50347/22. 

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

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