Hatfield man faces ABH charge

A 24-YEAR-OLD Hatfield man, charged with ABH, will appear in court next week.

Samath Liyanapathiranage, from Bradshaws, has been bailed to appear at Central Herts Magistrates Court on Monday, after he was charged with assault occasioning ABH.

A police spokeswoman said: “It is alleged one man was assaulted by another, receiving injuries to his arm which required hospital treatment.”

The incident happened at around 3.45pm on Saturday May 7, on Bishops Rise, at around the same time as the Hilltop Fete.

An onlooker told the WHT they saw a blooded knife being picked up by police.

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