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Watford Hertfordshire & North West London UK News 2016Hertfordshire Constabulary now has a mobile phone app that you can download and is available on both Android®and iPhone®


Either contact via each article, or alternatively, you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will never need to go to court.

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace Alfie BlandFeb 16 - Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace Alfie Bland, aged 18, of no fixed address, is wanted in connection with an assault.


He has links to the Cheshunt, Waltham Cross, Enfield and Watford areas.


Anyone who sees Alfie, or knows of his whereabouts, is asked to contact police on the non-emergency number 101.





Officers investigating a theft in Stevenage are appealing for information and witnesses.


Between 5.30pm and 5.40pm on Tuesday (January 31) the victim – a woman aged in her 40s – was walking along Fairlands Way towards Popple Way when a man on a bicycle rode past her and snatched her handbag.


The offender then cycled off towards Popple Way.


He is described as wearing dark clothing, jeans and possibly a dark hat or hood.


 Anyone who saw the incident or saw a man on a bicycle with a black leather-looking handbag in the area around the times stated is asked to contact Hertfordshire Constabulary via the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference E1/17/810.




Appeal to trace wanted Shane MurphyPolice are appealing to members of the public to help trace a man who is wanted.

Shane Murphy, who is 42 years old and whose last known address is Two Acres Farm, Anstey, is wanted for breaching a restraining order.

He also has links to Little Chalfont and Amersham.

Officers are keen to trace Shane urgently and anyone who has seen Shane or who knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact the Herts Police non-emergency number 101.




29/10/2016 - Police hunt pervert who filmed boy in leisure centre changing room

Police investigating an incident of voyeurism at a leisure centre in Borehamwood are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. 

At around 7pm on Thursday, October 27, a boy was inside a swimming pool changing cubicle at The Venue when he noticed a phone sticking over the top of the cubicle. 

PC Duncan McCormick, from the Local Crime Unit, said: “I am appealing for anyone else who may have witnessed someone behaving suspiciously within the changing area around the time stated to come forward. 

“If you do see any suspicious activity in the future, please report it to leisure centre staff immediately and call police via Hertfordshire Constabulary’s non-emergency number 101.” 

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to contact PC McCormick via 101, quoting crime reference J1/16/4020.




News, 0734Officers investigating a sexual assault on a bus in St Albans have released a picture of a potential witness they would like to speak to. 

Between 4.15pm and 5pm on Tuesday, June 7, a woman got onto the 602 Uno bus at St Albans Railway Station at 4.20pm and sat at the back of the vehicle. 

A man, who was also sitting at the back, exposed himself to her and attempted to touch her leg. 

The victim and the offender then got off the bus at Hatfield Railway Station and headed in different directions. 

Detective Constable Paul Cullinan, who is investigating, said: “This was obviously a distressing incident for the victim and we are keen to trace the offender. 

“We believe the man pictured may be able to supply information that could help with our investigation.


Hertfordshire Police Appeals for information and witnesses

07/08/2016 read update : Man Arrested, charged and appeared in court

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a man was found to have sustained serious injuries in Watford at around 5.40am this morning (August 7).

It is suspected that the man was attacked in the area of Market Street where he was found.

The man is in his early thirties. He is currently in hospital in a stable condition.
Investigating Officer Detective Inspector Mike Keane said: “I am appealing to anyone who may have seen an injured man or any suspicious activity in the area of Market Street where he was found.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on the non-emergency number 101.




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