Four arrests after alleged stabbing in Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 13:41 02 May 2019 | UPDATED: 16:16 02 May 2019

Herts Police cordon off area

Herts Police cordon off area

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Four teenagers have been arrested following an alleged stabbing in Hatfield yesterday.

The incident is reported to have taken place a footpath between Aviation Avenue and the David Lloyd gym in the town at about 1.50pm after a fight broke out.

Armed and non-armed officers attended and recovered a knife and a machete from the scene.

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A man, in his 20s, allegedly sustained a stab wound to his upper torso, and three teenage boys and one man have since been arrested on suspicion of affray.

Police have confirmed a 19-year-old from Birmingham, and a 17-year-old from London have since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Two Hatfield boys, aged 14 and 17, were arrested for possession of an offensive weapon – as well as affray – and are currently in police custody.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on their non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/39234/19.

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