Kidnap Charges After Hatfield Fight

A 41 year-old man has been charged with kidnap in Hatfield after a fight with a woman, outside the Hilltop Shops.

Between 6.30pm and 7.30pm on Wednesday, March 11, it is alleged that an altercation occurred between a man and a woman. The man and woman then both left the area.

The woman and two other men returned a short time later and a further altercation occurred with another man at the location. It is then alleged that the man was threatened and told to get into a small blue/grey vehicle with them.  

They drove the man to another location in Hatfield before letting him go.

Detective Constable Jody Kay, who is investigating, said: "I am appealing for anyone who was near the Hilltop shops on the evening of the incident and saw what happened to contact me immediately. I would also like to hear from anyone who remembers seeing a small blue/grey vehicle in the area around the times stated.

"If you have any information at all, no matter how seemingly insignificant, please contact me."

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Kay via the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference B2/15/918. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, the independent charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Notes to editors:  A 41-year-old man has been charged with kidnap and two counts of assault.

A 23-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of kidnap and has been bailed until May 10.

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