Suspect bailed after teen assault
A teenager was hospitalised during an assault in Ashford at the weekend.
The 17-year-old was attacked in Mace Lane at 7.30pm on Sunday and sustained injuries that were not believed to be lifethreatening.
Officers were seen searching the nearby East Hill area by the former Liquid nightclub, and used sniffer dogs around the River Stour.
They arrested a 22-year-old man from Sittingbourne on suspicion of assault, while the teenager was taken to hospital.
The suspect has been released on police bail until Monday, July 11, pending further inquiries by officers.
Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Kent Police on 01843 222289 and quote reference number ZY/17695/16.
The East Hill area following the assault on the teenager on Sunday