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POLICE APPEAL: Man assaulted at Bushey Train Station

 Published on: 22nd February 2023   |   By: News Bulletin   |   Category: Uncategorized

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information following an assault in Watford.

The incident occurred at the rear of Bushey train station, in Eastbury Road, at around 5.15pm on Saturday, February 18.

It was reported that a 20-year-old man had attended the location to purchase a Canada Goose jacket, having pre-arranged the sale online.

Two men arrived, before an altercation ensued, during which the victim sustained a small puncture wound to his leg.

The suspects then made off.

The victim was treated at hospital, but his injuries were not deemed to be life threatening or changing.

The males are described as:

  • A black male of a large, tall build, with short dark hair
  • A black male, around 5ft 9in tall, of slim build

Detective Constable Julie Vint, from the Watford Local Crime Unit said: “Thankfully the victim was not more seriously injured but this was still a horrible ordeal for him.

“Our enquiries are continuing at this time to trace the males involved and we are appealing for the public’s help.

“Did you witness the incident or see two people in the area matching the descriptions given? Any information at all could greatly assist us.”

Anyone with information is asked to please email

You can also report information online at, speak to an operator in the Force Communications Room via the online web chat at or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/14173/23. Always dial 999 in an emergency.

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


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