Police have provided an update on a Hemel Hempstead incident after a minute-long video circulating on social media shows a youth being attacked by up to ten others.
He was punched and kicked and is thought to have been stabbed in the head while on the ground in Gadebridge Park yesterday afternoon (Friday, March 3).
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The victim also posted a video with his head bandaged and bloodied face from him hospital bed saying: “They got me – stabbed me in the head twice.”
Hertfordshire Police said: “We were called just before 2pm to report that a male had been assaulted in Gadebridge Park, Hemel Hempstead.
“He has been taken to hospital by ambulance and officers are continuing to carry out enquiries in the area at this time.
“Any witnesses or anyone with information can call the non-emergency number 101 quoting ISR 401 of 3 March. You can also report information online at herts.police.uk/report or speak to an operator in our Force Communications Room via our online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact. 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.”