Woman ‘touched inappropriately’ by man in Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 10:58 07 December 2018 | UPDATED: 10:58 07 December 2018

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with an incident in Hatfield. 
Picture: Herts Police

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with an incident in Hatfield. Picture: Herts Police


A man touched a woman ‘inappropriately’ and tried to kiss her before taking her phone in Hatfield.

Police investigating an incident in Hatfield are releasing the image of a man they would like to speak with as part of their inquiries.

At around 11.30pm on Sunday, November 18, a woman in her 30s was approached by a man at the top of French Horn Lane.

The man had been on the same train as the woman from Finsbury Park.

He started to speak with the victim and walked alongside her to the subway at the junction of St Albans Road East, Wellfield Road, French Horn Lane and Queensway.

A police spokesman said: “He touched her inappropriately and attempted to kiss her before taking her phone.

“He subsequently dropped the phone in the subway.”

Officers would like to speak to the man pictured in connection with the investigation.

Anyone who is able to identify him is asked to contact DC Beverley Larman by calling the non-emergency number 101, quoting 41/57445/18 or report information online at https://www.herts.police.uk/Report.

Alternatively, 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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