Police are appealing for witnesses and information following an incident of common assault and criminal damage in Hatfield.

It was reported that an altercation occurred between two men outside Asda, in the Town Centre, sometime between 4pm and 4.45pm on Friday 17 March. A woman is then reported to have intervened.

Shortly after, the victim’s car which was parked nearby, had its driver side window smashed. 

PC Jordan Critchley, who is investigating, said: “Our enquiries are continuing at this stage, but it is believed the involved parties are known to each other. I am keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or the events leading up to it.

“I am also particularly keen to hear from the woman who intervened. Anyone with information can contact me directly via email.”

You can report information online, speak to an operator in our Force Communications Room via our online web chat or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/22655/23.

Alternatively, you can stay 100% anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form (opens in a new window).

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A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of common assault and criminal damage. He has been released on police bail while enquiries continue.

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