Police need public’s help after alleged assault left 50-year-old man with fractured leg


Detectives investigating an alleged assault in Hemel Hempstead are appealing for witnesses and information.

Police said the incident occurred around 1.15am on Sunday, August 17, outside the Rose and Crown Public House in the High Street.

Just prior to this an altercation occurred inside the pub and the door staff ejected two groups of men. Once in the street there was a further altercation between the groups, which resulted in a man in his 50s sustaining a fractured leg.

Detective Constable Kelly Murphy is investigating and said: “At the moment we are trying to establish exactly what happened during the altercation between the groups of men and so I would urge anyone who witnessed the incident, or the events prior to it, to contact me straight away.”

Anyone with any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact DC Murphy via Hertfordshire Constabulary’s non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference D1/14/4995. Alternatively call Crimestoppers, the independent charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

A 36 year old man, a 32 year old man and a 29 year old man, all from Hemel Hempstead, and a 38 year old man from Hitchin were arrested on suspicion of assault and have been bailed until October 15.