Police ask for help after a St Albans assault

Missing Samantha Findlay has been found safe and well. Picture: Archant

Missing Samantha Findlay has been found safe and well. Picture: Archant - Credit: Archant

Officers are appealing for the public’s help following an assault in St Albans.

The incident happened in London Road between 10pm and 10.30pm on Friday, February 21.

A woman was walking along the road when a bag of flour was thrown at her from a vehicle.

The woman, who is in her twenties, was hospitalised as a result of the attack.

PC Charlie Marshall, investigating, said: "It was initially thought that the victim had sustained internal bleeding and a ruptured spleen, but thankfully a hospital scan showed no internal injuries. However, she still suffered reddening and bruising to her abdomen as well as being left shaken up.

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"I am appealing for anyone who was in the area and saw what happened to get in touch. If you have any other information about the incident I would also like to hear from you.

"If you can help, please call the non-emergency number 101 or email me at charlie.marshall@herts.pnn.police.uk quoting crime reference 41/16311/20."

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