Man arrested after woman suffers broken nose

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the incident.

A man has been arrested after an assault in Hatfield. - Credit: Archant

Following new information, officers investigating a report of assault in Hatfield are appealing for witnesses who might be able to help their enquiries.

On Sunday, October 18 a 19-year-old woman was outside the Schofield Building in College Lane between around 4.30am and 5am .

It was reported that the woman was involved in an altercation with two men, both known to her, and this resulted in the woman being hit. The ambulance service was called and she was found to have suffered a broken nose.

Subsequently, a 21-year-old man from Hounslow was arrested on suspicion of assault and has since been bailed. A 22-year-old man from Edgware has also attended Hatfield Police Station for a standalone interview.

Assistant Investigator Jayne Davidson said: “We’ve been carrying out numerous enquiries into this report and have spoken to witnesses. However, following new information, we believe that there were a number of people watching the incident from nearby flats and we would like to speak with them.

“Were you watching the incident? Did you see a woman get hit? If you can help, please get in touch. Any information you have, no matter how small it might seem, could be vital to our investigation.

“Similarly, I’d like to hear from anyone else who thinks they can help

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“You can get in touch by calling the non-emergency number 101 or email me at quoting crime reference 41/83770/20.”

You can also report information online at or speak to an operator in the Force Communications Room via the online web chat at

Alternatively, you can stay 100 per cent anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at