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TWO ARRESTED: Man left with fractured eye socket in unprovoked Watford attack

 Published on: 15th February 2020   |   By: News Desk   |   Category: Uncategorized

Two men, including one from Bushey, have been charged with GBH with intent in relation to an unprovoked attack in Watford before Christmas. 

Police investigating the assault have released an image of a man they would like to identify as part of their enquiries.

A 19-year-old man sustained a fractured eye socket and injuries which are likely to be permanent in the attack.

The incident occurred at McDonald’s in Elton Way, shortly before 4am on December 15.

Izzet Erpolat, aged 22, from Bushey, has been charged with GBH with intent. He has been released on conditional bail and is due to appear at St Albans Magistrates’ Court on March 9.

Nezir Selita, aged 21, from High Street in Edgware has also been charged with GBH with intent.

He pleaded not guilty during a pre-trial preparation hearing and has been remanded in custody, to appear before St Albans Crown Court on June 8.

Investigator Charlotte Hartley, from the Local Crime Unit said: “We have been conducting numerous enquiries since the incident was reported and have made two arrests as a result. We would now like to identify the man pictured, as he may have further information which could assist the investigation. If you recognise him, please get in contact.”

Anyone with information is asked to email 

You can report information online at, speak to an operator in our Force Communications Room via our online web chat at or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/112401/19.

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

If a crime is in progress or someone’s life is in danger, call 999 immediately.

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