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POLICE APPEAL: Witness appeal regarding incident in Hemel Hempstead

 Published on: 19th June 2023   |   By: News Bulletin   |   Category: Uncategorized

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a racially aggravated incident in Hemel Hempstead.

The incident occurred in Gadebridge Park, Sunday, June 18, between 5pm and 5.10pm.

It was reported that an altercation occurred between several families in the park, during which a number of people were assaulted, and multiple young children were pushed. Racially offensive language was also used.

Detective Constable Lauren Jackson who is investigating said: “This was a frightening incident for the victims who have understandably been left shaken by what happened. This type of behaviour is absolutely unacceptable and we’re doing all we can to investigate. Additional patrols are also being conducted in the area for reassurance.

“We are hoping to gather information in order to establish the circumstances around the incident and are appealing for witnesses to please come forward. Were you in the park at the time? Did you see the incident or events prior to it?

“If you have any information or footage, please contact”

Anyone with information that could assist the ongoing investigation can report it online at, speak to an operator in our Force Communications Room via our online web chat at or call the non-emergency number 101. Please quote crime reference number 41/48802/23.

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