Teen ar­rested for as­sault

Kent Messenger Maidstone - - FRONT PAGE -

A teenager has been ar­rested af­ter he re­port­edly threat­ened to kill a McDon­ald’s worker.

The in­ci­dent hap­pened around 6.30pm last Thurs­day at the restau­rant in Week Street, Maid­stone. The boy, who is 16 and from Bor­ough Green, was taken into cus­tody on sus­pi­cion of as­sault, threats to kill, pos­sess­ing a bladed ar­ti­cle and pos­ses­sion of cannabis.

It comes a month af­ter the death of Wayne Ch­ester near the restau­rant. It is al­leged the 50-year-old died af­ter a sin­gle punch around 10.30pm on Septem­ber 29. A 16-year-old boy is ac­cused of mur­der and is due to en­ter a plea in De­cem­ber.

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