Police investigating after ‘thunderflash’ set off in Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 09:05 29 November 2017 | UPDATED: 10:20 29 November 2017

Police are investigating after the incident in Northfield, Hatfield.

Police are investigating after the incident in Northfield, Hatfield.


Police are investigating after a “thunderflash” was set off in Hatfield last night.

Officers were called at 10.30pm to Northfield to reports that a paintball gun had been fired at a door around 20 minutes earlier.

A police spokeswoman said: “The member of the public, who does not live at the address, reported a passenger in a black Corsa is alleged to have fired the paintball gun at the door.

“It’s reported a thunderflash device was then set off outside the property.”

A thunderflash, often used in paintballing, releases a loud bang with a flash of light.

The spokeswoman added that officers attended but no-one was at the property. Enquiries are ongoing.

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