Appeal after violent assault


Police investigating a serious assault in Henlow are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

At around 12.50pm on Friday (2 October) a man was violently attacked following a verbal dispute with another man on a footpath between Orchard Way and Plum Tree Road.

Following the disagreement, the offender assaulted the victim, leaving him with a serious leg injury and minor facial injuries.

The offender is described as white, aged in his late 20s, skinny, and wearing dark tracksuit bottoms with a light grey top.

Detective Constable Paul Breed, investigating, said: “We would be keen to hear from anyone with any knowledge of this vicious incident which left a man requiring hospital treatment for his injuries.

“Anyone who was in the area at the time is asked to contact me so that we can trace the person responsible.”

Call DC Paul Breed on 101 with information. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.