Four teenagers have been arrested following an alleged stabbing incident in Royston yesterday evening, which saw a 14-year-old boy taken to hospital.
The number of knife offences recorded in Hertfordshire have more than doubled in the last four years and, in a 12-month period through to September 2018, almost one third were committed by children - the highest percentage in the country.
A record number of knives have been surrendered in Herts during a week-long amnesty.
Herts police's superintendent Julie Wheatley has been recognised by North Herts District Council for her exceptional contribution to the community.
Police have launched a public appeal after a man was harassed and intimidated on two occassions in Royston.
The 'significant threat' posed by serious crime has prompted Hertfordshire's police and crime commissioner to consider increasing council tax.