Police investigating an alleged assault in Bishop’s Stortford are trying to trace three people who may have witnessed the incident.
At around 5.20pm on June 2, an off duty police officer was allegedly assaulted in Warwick Road, at the junction with Crescent Road, after trying to intervene in suspicious activity involving two men, one of whom was in a vehicle.
She was left in pain but not injured.
A quantity of class A drugs was seized during the incident.
A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Police confirmed that a 19-year-old male has been arrested for assaulting an emergency worker and for possession (Class A) with intent to supply
Detective Constable Ben Swapp from Hertfordshire Constabulary’s Case Investigation Team said:
“We have been carrying out several enquiries since the incident occurred and are now trying to trace three people who may have further information which could assist us.
“It is believed that a mini cab driver and a couple walking past were spoken to by the victim. If this was you, please contact us.
“It is possible the incident may have also been witnessed by other members of the public passing by. If you did see anything, or may have captured dash cam footage, please get in touch.”
Anyone with information should contact DC Swapp via email or by calling the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime number 41/49914/19.
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