Witnesses sought following Sittingbourne assault
Witnesses are being sought following reports of two men being assaulted in a carpark near Sittingbourne High Street. At round 7.50pm on Monday 4 November 2019, the two victims were walking along the High Street when a group of young people began to follow them. They were reportedly followed through the churchyard of St Michael’s Church and into the carpark in St Michael’s Road. In the carpark, both victims were allegedly punched to the ground and assaulted as they tried to protect themselves. Both men were taken to a hospital with injuries. The same group of youths were also reported to be throwing stones at a shop in the High Street at a similar time.
Officer in charge of the investigation, PC Richard Cousins said: ‘We believe there may be witnesses to this incident, however, they have not yet come forward. Anyone who may have witnessed the assault, or has any information, is urged to call Kent Police on 01795 419119 quoting crime reference 46/212024/19.