UPDATED Video and PicturesFolkestone Road in Police lockdown after attempted murder

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Bradstone Road is in lockdown after attempted murder has taken place within a flat at Bradstone Court in Folkestone this evening

Armed Police, a dog unit and officers from Kent Police rushed to the scene just after 1opm on Friday evening.

Police vehicles block Bradstone Road and part of the one way system New  Street that was the focus of a police operation ending in charges of 11 people relating to drug offences.

One witness claimed that someone has been stabbed in the neck and they had to carry out first aid before the arrival of paramedics after the attack took place within  her a flat. The resident who has not to be named said that se had woke up and found the person with blood pouring from a neck wound.

The lad who’s been stabbed is about 18 years old. I found him in my flat and had to hold his neck together. I don;t know who carried out the attack. An other neighbour in the road in lockdown said that armed officers arrived in the road shortly after the attack and a dog had been searching in an around the area for a men who ran from the scene.

Scene of crime specialists have been taken samples  of blood from the pavement.

They have also  been carrying  out a full forensic examination of the flat that the lad who is being described as stable  has been pulled from.

Speaking to a neighbour they have said that the man who has been stabbed helped Police the other night when the people took to the roofs and someone had come back to sort him out after he was labelled a GRASS


A Kent Police spokesman for the force said: “We were was called to a report of an assault inside a residential address in Bradstone Road, Folkestone just before 10pm on Friday 29 November 2019.

“Officers attended where a man had suffered an injury, consistent with a stab wound.

“Police remain at the scene carrying out enquiries to determine the circumstances of the incident. No arrests have been made.”

Anyone with information should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting reference 29-1734.