CCTV appeal after man is knocked unconscious outside Wetherspoons pub in Hemel Hempstead

Police are releasing an image of a man they would like to speak to after a vicious assault outside a Hemel Hempstead pub.

Monday, 9th December 2019, 2:20 pm
Updated Monday, 9th December 2019, 2:23 pm

On Saturday, October 26, a 40-year-old man was leaving The Full House pub in Marlowes when he was punched in the head, and knocked unconscious. He suffered serious injuries.

The incident happened at around 12.30am.

Detective constable Greenaway said: “This incident took place in the early hours of the morning at a busy location in the town. We believe that there would have been many people in the area.

Do you recognise this man?

“I want to appeal to those who were in the smoking area of the pub, or passers-by who may have witnessed the assault, to get in contact with us as you may have information that could

help us solve this case.

“Alternatively, if you recognise the male pictured, please get in contact with us, as it is believed he may have been in the area at the time of the offence and could have information which could help our investigation.”

You can report information online at herts.police.uk/report, speak to an operator at Force Communications Room via online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact or call the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference 41/96829/19. If a crime is in progress or someone’s life is in danger, call 999 immediately.

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report information online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

A police spokesman added: "You can tell us what matters most to you about policing, crime or anti-social behaviour in Hertfordshire using echo. Go to bit.ly/herts-echo and have your say."

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