Man has glass bottle thrown at his head in serious Hemel Hempstead assault

Detectives are investigating a serious assault in Hemel Hempstead that happened at 11:30pm, yesterday (Friday, May 28).

Two men were involved in a verbal altercation that then turned physical when the suspect allegedly threw a glass bottle at the other man.

The victim suffered lacerations to his face and forehead and was taken to hospital for treatment but he has since been discharged.

A 26-year-old man from Hemel Hempstead is currently in custody after he was arrested on suspicion of Grievous Bodily Harm (Section 18) in connection with the incident.

Detective Sergeant Paul Wadsworth, who is investigating, said: “We believe there may have been others who witnessed the assault, and are keen to speak to anyone who has information about this incident but has not yet spoken to us.”

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