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Arrest after fatal stabbing in Welwyn Garden City

A man was killed in a stabbing on Ludwick Way Credit: ITV News

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following a fatal stabbing in Welwyn Garden City on the night of Thursday 18.

The victim was seriously assaulted at 10.20pm on Ludwick Way. The air ambulance attended but he died at the scene.

A man was arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently being held by police.

“I would urge anyone who witnessed what happened, heard or saw anything unusual in the area around the time of the incident to come forward and speak to my officers."

– Detective Chief Inspector Jerome Kent

Two injured in mass brawl in Welwyn Garden City

Two teenagers were injured in the fight at Howardsgate. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Two teenagers were taken to hospital after a brawl in a Hertfordshire town centre.

Police said a fight broke out between a large number of people at Howardsgate in Welwyn Garden City in the early hours of this morning (Saturday October 14).

One teenager was left with slash wounds to his face while another had a puncture wound in his back.

Det Sgt Malcolm Dey, from Hertfordshire Police, said he believed there were plenty of witnesses in the area near the Howard Centre.

He urged people to contact the force with information.

This morning, a police guard remained at the scene.


Help police trace wanted man Nigel Jones

Nigel Jones is wanted by police. Credit: Hertfordshire Police.

Police want help to find a Hertfordshire man wanted on recall to prison.

Nigel Jones, who is 38 and from Welwyn Garden City, also has connections with the Hatfield and Milton Keynes areas.

He is wanted on recall to prison in connection with burglary offences.

Anyone with information should contact Hertfordshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Welwyn sprinter Williams books place in semi-finals

Jodie Williams has made it through to the semi-finals in Rio. Credit: PA

Welwyn Garden City sprinter Jodie Williams has qualified for the semi-finals of the women's 200m in Rio.

The 22-year-old ran a season's best of 22.69 to finish third in her heat which was good enough to qualify as one of the fastest losers.

Williams was the 12th fastest overall and will now run in the semis on Wednesday.

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