Three people were taken to hospital following an assault outside a St Albans pub.

The incident took place at around 11pm on Saturday, July 29, near The Peacock on Hatfield Road.

According to Herts police, one man sustained a head injury, while the East of England Ambulance Service has confirmed that three people were taken to Watford General Hospital.


A 52-year-old man from St Albans was arrested on suspicion of GBH (grievous bodily harm) without intent.

He has since been released on bail while officers continue their enquiries.

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary said: "Police were called following reports of an assault at around 11pm on Saturday 29 July in St Albans.

"It is reported that there was an assault outside The Peacock pub on Hatfield Road, close to the junction with St Peters Road, with one man sustaining a head injury.


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"A 52-year-old man from St Albans was arrested on suspicion of GBH without intent, and has since been released on police bail while enquiries continue."

Information can also be reported online at or by calling the police's non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference number 41/60992/23.

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