Witnesses sought after child assaulted in Canterbury

witnesses sought after child assaulted in canterbury

Witnesses are being sought following a report that a young child was assaulted and suffered a minor injury in Canterbury.

The child was sat in the back of a car when the incident took place in a supermarket car park in Kingsmead Road on Wednesday 8 May 2019 at around 3.20pm. A man and woman were also at the location where it is understood they were involved in a verbal altercation.

Initial enquiries were carried out and on Thursday 9 May 2019 a 54-year-old man from Canterbury was arrested on suspicion of assault. He’s been released on bail until Wednesday 22 May 2019.

Officers investigating would like to hear from anyone parked up nearby who might have seen what happened. Any witnesses should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting reference 46/87492/19. Alternatively, you can call the independent charity, Crimestoppers in Kent, anonymously, on 0800 555111.