Two men have been charged in connection with a stabbing in Watford town centre.

On Friday at 4.45pm, a 19-year-old man from Bushey was stabbed in the chest outside Costa Coffee in the High Street.

He left the scene and got as far as Costcutter in Queens Road where he received medical help.

He was later airlifted to hospital but has since been discharged and is now recovering.

A crime scene was in place in both High Street and Queens Road as detectives launched an investigation into what had happened.

Watford Observer:

Cordon outside Costa Coffee

Watford Observer:

Emergency services outside Costcutter in Queens Road on Friday

Yesterday, two men were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm (GBH) and affray.

Police continue to appeal for witnesses. Contact Detective Sergeant Darren Machin at quoting crime reference 41/11692/20, call 101, or call Crimestoppers on 0800555111.

  • Adrian MacLeod, 18, of Bushey, has been charged with Section 18 GBH.
  • Boothe O’Dean, 20, of White Hart Lane, Tottenham, has been charged with Section 18 GBH and possession of a class B drug.

They have both been remanded in custody and are due to appear at Hatfield Remand Court later today.