Teen suffers suspected knife wounds to face in Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 13:48 25 May 2018 | UPDATED: 13:48 25 May 2018

17-year-old suffers suspected knife wounds to face in Welwyn Garden City.

17-year-old suffers suspected knife wounds to face in Welwyn Garden City.

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Police are investigating after a 17-year-old boy suffered suspected knife wounds to his face in Welwyn Garden City.

Police have released the appeal today after the victim was attacked in Haldens on Tuesday, May 22, between 11.30pm and 11.35pm.

The youngster suffered two small puncture wounds to his face.

The offender was travelling on a bicycle.

Officers recovered a knife from the scene.

The victim was taken to hospital by ambulance.

A spokeswoman for the police said: “The victim is unsure whether the knife was used to cause the injuries to his face as it was dark but they are believed to have been caused by a knife.”

Enquiries are on-going and anyone with information is asked to contact Hertfordshire Constabulary via the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/17/18 or report information online at https://www.herts.police.uk/Report.

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