Armed police were called to Watford town centre after reports of a group fight involving a machete that left a man with a slashed foot.

A police helicopter and other officers also rushed to High Street at around 5pm on Tuesday, August 16.

One man was found with a “slash injury” to his foot and taken to hospital.

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Three men were arrested and are currently in police custody. They include:

  • A man from London, 20, who was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm, possessing a weapon and affray.
  • Another London man, 22, who was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and affray.
  • An 18-year-old from Watford, who was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and affray.

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