Teenager assaulted in City Centre

PUBLISHED: 12:49 07 January 2008 | UPDATED: 12:45 06 May 2010

A TEENAGER was assaulted in an unprovoked attack near St Albans city centre in the early hours of Sunday morning. The 18-year-old was walking home with three friends when they were approached by two men close to the Fired Earth shop in Holywell Hill betwe

A TEENAGER was assaulted in an unprovoked attack near St Albans city centre in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The 18-year-old was walking home with three friends when they were approached by two men close to the Fired Earth shop in Holywell Hill between 12.30am and 12.45am.

They grabbed him and assaulted him, leaving him with minor injuries to the neck and head.

Police are looking for a white man aged between 18 and 19, of medium build and about six feet tall. He had short, shaved blonde hair and a wide face and was wearing a grey hooded top and spoke with a local accent

The other attacker was of mixed race, around 5ft 10ins tall and of slim build with brown eyes. He was wearing a grey hooded top and jeans.

Pc Marc Caticotto is investigating the assault and is asking anyone who saw it to contact him on 01727 796028 or via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Herts Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Herts Advertiser