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WATFORD STABBING UPDATE: Two men charged after Bushey man stabbed on High Street

 Published on: 11th February 2020   |   By: News Desk   |   Category: Uncategorized

Two men have been charged and remanded in connection with the stabbing of a 19-year-old Bushey man on Watford High Street last Friday (February 7).

Adrian Macleod, aged 18, from Bushey, has been charged with Section 18 Grievous Bodily Harm (GBH) while Boothe O’Dean, aged 20, of White Hart Lane, Tottenham, was charged with Section 18 Grievous Bodily Harm (GBH) and possession of a Class B drug.

The charges are in connection with the incident on Watford High Street at 4.45pm on Friday where a 19-year-old man suffered a stab wound to the chest.

The victim was taken to hospital where he received treatment for his injury, and he is now recovering at home.

Both suspects have been remanded in custody and appeared at Hatfield Remand Court yesterday (Monday, February 10).

Detective sergeant Darren Machin, from the Watford Local Crime Unit, said: “We are continuing to carry out extensive enquiries into the circumstances of the assault and we are confident that all parties involved are known to one another.

“It is understandable that news of this incident will be unsettling for residents of and visitors to Watford, but I want to reassure them that this was not a random attack, and we are doing all we can to bring the offender(s) to justice.

“We are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the incident, which happened on a busy street at a time when there would have been a lot of other people around.”

If you have any information about the incident and have not yet spoken to us, please get in touch quoting crime reference 41/11692/20.

You can email Detective Sergeant Darren Machin at or report information online at, use online web chat here or call 101.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit their website


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