Man taken to hospital with potentially life changing injuries after he was assaulted in Berkhamsted

He was assaulted by two men dressed in black with their faces covered

Wednesday, 8th December 2021, 4:09 pm

Detectives are investigating after a man was left in hospital with potentially life changing injuries after he was assaulted by two men dressed all in black in Berkhamsted.

At around 6.10pm yesterday (Tuesday) on Curtis Way, a man was approached by two other men who had got out of a white car and were dressed all in black with their faces covered.

Following an altercation, the man’s hands were injured by a knife.

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He is being treated in hospital for injuries which are potentially life changing.

Detective Inspector Jinesh Solankee, of the Dacorum Local Crime Unit, said: “We have a team of detectives investigating this incident and are appealing for anyone who witnessed it, has relevant CCTV footage of the area or has information about it to make contact with us.

“Members of the community may be concerned to hear of the incident, please be assured we are working to understand the circumstances of it and to locate those involved, while our officers will be increasing their patrols in the area.”

You can report information online, or call 101, quoting crime reference 41/96074/21. Alternatively, you can stay anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at crimestoppers-uk.org. In an emergency, or if a crime is in progress, always dial 999.