Hemel Hempstead teenager arrested after 15-year-old punched and kicked in Verulamium Park

Cash and credit cards were also reported to have been stolen following the incident

Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 12:24 pm

A 15-year-old from Hemel Hempstead is one of two teenagers arrested in connection with an assault that happened in Verulamium Park, St Albans last month.

On Monday, June 14, at around 4.30pm, police received a report that a 15-year-old boy had been punched and kicked whilst in the park, leaving him with cuts and bruises.

Cash and credit cards were also reported to have been stolen following the incident.

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A 15-year-old boy from Hemel Hempstead has been arrested on suspicion of assault, theft and fraud by false representation in connection with the incident.

He has also been further arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and possession of a class B drug (cannabis).

A 16-year-old boy from Croxley Green has been arrested on suspicion of assault, theft and fraud by false representation in connection with the incident.

Both boys were arrested on Saturday, July 17, and are currently on police bail with strict conditions not to enter St Albans.

You can report information about the incident online, or call 101, quoting reference 41/44419/21.

Alternatively, you can stay anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.