Mystery over man caught smashing his head through shop window as horrified staff discover pool of blood

Bizarre CCTV footage captured the moment a man appeared to run head first into a shop window. Hertfordshire Police have launched an appeal to find the man after horrified Monsoon staff found smashed glass and a pool of blood outside the store.


Footage showed the man running across the street


Dramatic video showed him running across the road before he either falls or trips which sends him head first through the shop in Market Place, Hertford.

The strange incident, which was caught on CCTV, happened some time between 6pm on Saturday, May 27 and 6am the following day. Police released the footage to identify the man as part of an investigation and ensure he is ok.


Before smashing his head through a shop window


A member of staff at the store who did not want to be named said: “We don’t know what happened. My colleague just turned up Sunday morning and there was a big hole in the shop window. There was lots of blood and glass everywhere, forensics have been and taken samples.”

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