Witnesses still sought to serious assault in Margate

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Witnesses are still being sought after a man was found with serious injuries in Margate.

Officers detained a 28-year-old man from Margate on Saturday 31 August 2019 following the assault that is reported to have taken place in Dane Park just before 5.20am that day.

The victim, a man in his 20s, suffered serious head and leg injuries during the incident. He was taken to a London hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

Enquiries were carried out at the scene, including house-to-house calls, speaking with witnesses and reviewing all available CCTV.

The man arrested has been released on police bail until 24 September 2019.

Detectives continue to seek witnesses to the assault. Anyone with information or dashcam footage in the area of Dane Park between 2am and 5.30am should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting reference 31-0357.