A man was knocked unconscious after being ‘repeatedly kicked in the head’ in a Herts town centre.
On Friday, December 10, a number of men were involved in a physical altercation in Market Place, Hitchin at around 11pm.
One of the men was kicked in the head repeatedly, causing him to lose consciousness.
He sustained a broken eye socket and a large laceration to his head.
Detectives are now appealing for witnesses and information.
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Detective Constable Rebecca Robinson, who is investigating, said: “The man was taken to hospital for treatment, though thankfully his injuries were not life-changing or life-threatening. Understandably, he has been left very shaken up following the incident.
“It’s likely that the town centre would have been very busy at this time, and we believe that several people may have witnessed the altercation taking place. If you did, or if you have any information about what happened, please get in touch.
“Any information, even something that may seem relatively minor or insignificant, could be key to progressing our investigation.”
You can also report information online at herts.police.uk/report, speak to an operator in its Force Communications Room via an online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/97052/21.
Alternatively, you can stay 100 per cent anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.
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