Police investigate common assault in Welwyn Garden City
PUBLISHED: 12:56 07 September 2016 | UPDATED: 12:56 07 September 2016
Police are investigating a common assault after a row involving a group of youths in Welwyn Garden City last night.
Police were called to Four Acres shortly before 10.45pm last night.
A police spokeswoman said: “The victim has been walking home when he passed a group of youths. Some of them he recognised from a previous altercation.
“He engaged in a verbal altercation with the group. In his frustration he threw a stone at them.
“The offender has approached and challenged the victim and slapped him over the head and run away.
“The main offender is a white male between 16 and 20 years old.”
Police have logged the offence as a common assault without injury.
If you can help with the investigation call 101 quoting crime reference B1-16-3081.
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