A 27-year-old man has been charged after allegedly striking a car with a metal pole.

At around 6.50am on Wednesday (April 24), a grey Fiat Punto was struck with the pole on Farmhouse Lane, Hemel Hempstead.

The man, also from Hemel Hempstead, was later charged with criminal damage, witness or juror intimidation and obstructing a police officer.

Detective Sergeant Yolanda Morales-Willis said: “Following a successful charging decision, I am continuing to appeal for anyone with information to please come forward.

“If you saw what happened, or have any further details that may assist our investigation, please email me at Yolanda.Morales-Willis@herts.police.uk. Thank you.”

Information can be reported to Hertfordshire police online at www.herts.police.uk/ro/report or by calling the police's non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/32305/24.

Hertfordshire police's web chat function can be used by visiting herts.police.uk/contact.

Anonymous information can be given by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.