Man Could Lose Sight After Attack

22 October 2012, 14:45 | Updated: 22 October 2012, 14:50

A 20 year old man may may lose the sight of an eye after being attacked in Hitchin.

The man was assaulted by three men in Periwinkle Lane between 3 o'clock and twenty to four in the morning of Saturday October 13.

He suffered several fractures to his left eye socket which Herts police say may be life changing injuries.

Detective Sergeant Pete Hankins said: "This was a horrific assault which has resulted in a young man facing a life changing injury as there is a chance he may lose the sight in his left eye.

"I would urge anyone who may have seen anything, or who may have any information at all which could assist our investigation to come forward.