Welwyn Garden City stabbing: Teenager released on bail

PUBLISHED: 13:15 23 January 2018 | UPDATED: 13:37 23 January 2018

Ludwick Way in Welwyn Garden City was closed off by police. Picture: Danny Loo

Ludwick Way in Welwyn Garden City was closed off by police. Picture: Danny Loo

Danny Loo Photography 2017

Police have released a teenager on bail after having arrested him on suspicion of murder in connection with a stabbing in Ludwick Way, Welwyn Garden City.

A police spokesman told the Welwyn Hatfield Times: “An 18-year-old man from Welwyn Garden City was arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with a fatal stabbing in Ludwick Way, Welwyn Garden City, on Thursday, January 18.

“He was taken to police custody and has been released on bail until Monday, February 12.”

Police were called to Ludwick Way at 10.20pm on Thursday, January 18, where a 23-year-old man from London was found to have stab wounds and died.

Yesterday, police confirmed that Vinnie Bradshaw, 19, of Bassingburn Walk, in Welwyn Garden City, had been charged with murder.

•MORE: Welwyn Garden City man charged with murder

Detective chief inspector Jerome Kent, from the Beds, Cambs and Herts Major Crime Unit, said: “Whilst a man has been charged, I would still like to appeal to witnesses.

“In particular, we’re trying to identify a 4x4 car that was seen to leave the area shortly after the incident.

“I appeal to anyone who might have witnessed something or who knows anything at all about the incident to get in touch with us as soon as possible.”

•MORE: Neighbours in shock at stabbing

•Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting Operation Burgundy, or by reporting information online at www.herts.police.uk/report.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will never need to go to court.

•MORE: Police appeal following stabbing

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