Five men released following knifepoint robbery in Hatfield

Police attending a previous incident on Lemsford Road.

Police attending a previous incident on Lemsford Road.

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Five men that were arrested yesterday following a knifepoint robbery in Hatfield have been released under investigation.

At 4.33am yesterday (Tuesday, January 30) police were called to reports of a robbery in St Albans Road East and a backpack was taken.

Police arrested five suspects in connection with the incident at around 5.30am on Lemsford Road but they have since been released under investigation.

The police have confirmed to the Welwyn Hatfield Times that it is believed that a knife was used.

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