Woman dislocates elbow in Hatfield assault

PUBLISHED: 15:50 18 November 2016 | UPDATED: 15:56 18 November 2016

A woman dislocated her elbow in an assault in Hatfield.

A woman dislocated her elbow in an assault in Hatfield.


Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a woman was assaulted in Hatfield.

A 45-year-old woman intervened in an argument near the Town Inn in Queensway at around 1.50am on Saturday, October 22.

The victim was standing near a kebab van when she overheard an argument between a man and a woman who were standing nearby.

When the victim intervened the man pushed her and she fell to the floor, dislocating her elbow.

The suspect is described as a man with short hair, around 5ft 6 to 5ft 8 in tall. He was wearing a grey hoodie and jeans.

PC Daniel Beach said: “We have made several enquiries into the incident, including viewing CCTV and, unfortunately, have not yet been able to trace the suspect.

“I appreciate the incident happened a few weeks ago now but I am appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time and saw what happened, or thinks they may know who was involved, to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference B2/16/4390.

Alternatively, if you have any information about this incident you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will never need to go to court.

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