Two men have been arrested following a "physical altercation" near the Alban Arena.

The incident took place at around 7.30pm on Wednesday (June 14) in St Albans' Civic Close.

According to Hertfordshire police, two men were involved in a "verbal and physical altercation" outside the Alban Arena.


Several members of the public attempted to intervene in the incident.

Two 45-year-old men were later arrested on suspicion of affray.

They have since been released on bail, whilst officers continue their enquiries.

Detective Constable Nick Kent said: "Our enquiries are continuing, and we are appealing for anyone with information to please get in touch.


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“We know that some members of the public tried to intervene, and we ask these people to please contact us as you may have vital information that could progress our investigation.”

DC Kent can be contacted via the following email address: 

Information can also be reported online at at or by calling the police's non-emergency number 101, quoting ISR 839 of June 14.

Anonymous information can be given by contacting Crimestopppers on 0800 555 111 or via