A MAN has died following reports of a fight in a fish and chip shop in Hemel Hempstead.
Police cordoned off the parade of shops in The Denes, Barnacres Road, as bystanders looked on.
A police spokesman said: “We can confirm that police were called to the The Denes in Hemel Hempstead at 1.35pm today (Thursday March 29), following reports of an altercation.
“A man has sadly died following this incident.
“As this is an on-going investigation we are unable to comment any further at this time.
“If anyone has any information in connection with this incident, or saw the altercation take place, please contact police immediately on 101, or alternatively Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.”
The ambulance service, including a fast response vehicle, was called to the scene and a man was taken to Watford General Hospital with head injuries.
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