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Did you intervene during incident at Gosling Sports Park?

22 Jul 2021
  • The incident occurred in a toilet block.

  • A woman is reported to have intervened and officers are keen to trace her.

  • Enquiries are continuing at this time.

Police investigating an incident at Gosling Sports Park in Welwyn Garden City are trying to trace a woman who is reported to have intervened.

At around 4.30pm on Friday 9 July, an eight-year-old girl was using the toilets when a mobile phone was reportedly placed under the cubicle.

Two boys and a girl, aged approximately 12 to 14 years old, were seen in the toilet block at the time.

A woman was then heard to have shouted at the group, who ran off.

Detective Constable Daniel Judge, from the Welwyn Hatfield Local Crime Unit, said: “Understandably, this young girl has been left shaken by what happened and we’re keen to trace those involved.

“We’ve been conducting several enquiries to try and trace the possible witness, but these have so far proved unsuccessful. We’re now publicly appealing for the woman to come forward; she is described as being short, with blonde hair. If this was you, please get in contact with us.

“We’d also like to hear from anyone else who may have information about the incident or those involved.”

Anyone with information is asked to please email DC Daniel Judge.

You can also 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 41/52652/21.

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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