Man in hospital after serious assault to head and face in Hatfield
Three men have been arrested after a serious assault in Hatfield according to police.
Police were called at 2am this morning to reports of a disturbance outside the snooker club, near to Asda, in Hatfield town centre.
A weapon was reportedly used to threaten a man in his 30s, who was seriously assaulted and suffered injuries to his head and face, which are not being treated as life-threatening.
He has been taken to hospital for treatment.
Officers immediately attended and carried out a thorough search of the area, with support from the Beds, Cambs and Herts Dog Unit, before they detained and arrested three people.
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A 24-year-old-man from Hatfield has been arrested on suspicion of GBH (Section 18), a 32-year-old man from Hatfield has been arrested on suspicion of GBH (section 18), and a 29-year-old man from Hatfield has been arrested on suspicion of GBH (Section 18) and affray.
All three remain in police custody at this time and a scene guard is currently in place, according to Herts police, in the town centre to allow officers to complete their initial enquiries.
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If you have any information that you believe could assist the investigation, please contact police on 101 quoting ISR 56 of August 30.