Appeal for witnesses following GBH – Chesham

Published on:
21 Apr 2017, 12:22 p.m.
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Witness appeal
Chiltern and South Buckinghamshire

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses or information following an incident of grievous bodily harm (GBH) in Chesham last Friday (14/4).

At around 11.30pm a verbal altercation occurred between a large group of individuals, predominantly men, in Deansway at the junction with Shortway, Chesham.

A physical altercation then broke out, in which a 23-year-old man was struck in the face.

The victim received a laceration to his face which required hospital treatment. He has since been discharged. 

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Justine Haw from Force CID, said: “The victim of this assault had to receive hospital treatment due to the injuries sustained.

"We are urging anyone who witnessed it to please come forward. If anyone has any information that could assist with the investigation, please call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101, quoting incident number 43170108756."

Notes to editors

A 29-year-old man from Chesham has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and has been released under investigation.

If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference '43170108756', or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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