Man and woman in custody after arrests in Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 17:45 07 February 2019 | UPDATED: 17:45 07 February 2019

Police made two arrests in Stockbreach Close, Hatfield.

Police made two arrests in Stockbreach Close, Hatfield.


A heavy police presence was seen in a Hatfield road this afternoon as two people were arrested.

Eyewitnesses reported seeing three police cars and two police vans in Stockbreach Close today.

A Herts Police spokeswoman told the Welwyn Hatfield Times: “Just after 4pm today, two officers on patrol in Stockbreach Close detained a woman who was wanted for shoplifting.

“However on arrest she became aggressive towards officers, so extra resources were sent to the scene to support their colleagues.

“A man was also arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer.

“Both he and the woman are now in police custody.”

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