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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.


Frenchman on trial over murder of Hertfordshire woman

Patricia Wilson disappeared four years ago Credit: ITV News Anglia

A gardener is going on trial accused of killing a woman from Hertfordshire who disappeared from a village in France four years ago.

Jean-Louis Cayrou has been charged with murdering 58-year-old Patricia Wilson who was originally from Welwyn Garden City.

She vanished from her home in Vabre-Tizac near Toulouse in August 2012.

Her body has never been found.

Cayrou is due to appear in court later.

Helicopter search for missing woman as concern grows

Missing woman Cheryl Hyatt from Welwyn Garden City Credit: Hertfordshire Police

A police helicopter has been used in the search for a woman missing from Welwyn Garden City as fears grow for her safety.

Cheryl Hyatt, who is 51 years old, was last seen this morning (January 9) at around 1am in Wilkins Grove.

Cheryl is 5ft 3ins tall, medium build with light brown shoulder length straight hair. She is believed to have been wearing a black puffa style jacket which has a belt around the middle, jeans and calf length black boots.

Anyone who has seen Cheryl or who knows of her whereabouts should contact Herts Police on 101.

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