Four men and a teenager have been arrested by officers responding to a serious assault in Tonbridge

four men and a teenager have been arrested by officers responding to a serious assault in tonbridge

Police and paramedics from the South East Coast Ambulance Service were called to Angel Lane at 6.10am on Saturday, 30 March 2019 where a man in his 20s received medical attention before being taken to a London hospital with injuries consistent with stab wounds.

Following enquiries, a 28-year-old local man was arrested later that day in Tonbridge on suspicion of assisting offenders.

On 31 March, officers also attended Tram Road, Folkestone, where they arrested a 20-year-old man from Folkestone and a 16-year-old boy from Dover on suspicion of attempted murder. All three have been released pending further investigation.

On 31 March, patrols also attended Road of Remembrance and Marine Terrace, Folkestone, where they arrested two men from the area, aged 24 and 33, on suspicion of attempted murder. They remain in police custody while the investigation continues.
Detective Inspector Jon Faulkner of Kent Police said: ‘While my officers have made a number of arrests, we are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information that will help the investigation.’

Anyone with information is asked to contact the appeal line on 01622 604100 quoting reference 30-311.

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