Police probe after reports of youths jumping on cars in Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 14:41 21 July 2017

Haymeads, Welwyn Garden City.
Picture: Google Street View

Haymeads, Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Google Street View

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Police are investigating reports of youths jumping on and running over parked cars in Welwyn Garden City yesterday.

A police spokesman said officers were called at 6.10pm yesterday.

The public reported seeing youths jumping on and running over five or six vehicles parked in Haymeads.

The police spokesman said: “Officers attended and checked vehicles for damage.

“A further report was then received at around 6.30pm of an altercation between a man and a group of youths in Blythway.

“At this stage it is believed both incidents involved some of the same group.”

•A 14-year-old male was later arrested on suspicion of a public order offence and common assault and taken into police custody.

He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

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