Sus­pect bailed af­ter teen as­sault

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - News -

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.

Pic­ture: Ai­dan Bar­low

The East Hill area fol­low­ing the as­sault on the teenager on Sun­day

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