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Two arrested in connection with Verulamium Park assault

19 Jul 2021
  • On Monday 14 June, police received a report stating a 15 year old boy had been punched and kicked whilst in the park

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

  • Two teenage boys have been arrested in connection with the incident

Two people have been arrested in connection with an assault which happened in Verulamium Park, St Albans last month.

On Monday 14 June, police received a report stating that at around 4.30pm, 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.

A fifteen-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 sixteen-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 (17 July) and are currently on police bail with strict conditions not to enter St Albans.

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Please quote crime reference 41/44419/21.

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