Man arrested over threats to kill after alleged road rage incident in Hemel Hempstead

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Window was punched smashed over victim and his dog as police appeal for witnesses.

Between 11.30am and midday on Tuesday, July 14, two men were involved in a verbal argument in Leverstock Green Road, close to the Crabtree Pub.

At the time, they were both parked up in recovery vehicles.

During the altercation, the suspect allegedly exited his vehicle and made threats. He was then reported to have punched the victim along with the victim’s driver’s side window.

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This caused it to smash over the victim and his dog.

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The victim drove away but the suspect is said to have then got back in his vehicle and followed, swerving in and out of lanes, before driving off at the bottom of Midland Road.

Detective Constable Fenton Robinson, who is investigating, said: “I am appealing for anyone who saw what happened, or anyone with information, to get in touch.

“Were you in the area? Did you see the incident? Or did you see the build-up or aftermath?

“Any information you have, no matter how small it might seem, could be vital to our investigation.

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"If you can help please call the non-emergency number 101 or email me at [email protected] quoting crime reference 41/55195/20.”

A 44-year-old man from Abbots Langley has been arrested on suspicion of ABH, criminal damage and threats to kill. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

You can also report information online at, alternatively, you can stay anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.