Man Arrested After Serious Assault In Sittingbourne

Man Arrested After Serious Assault In Sittingbourne

Officers investigating a serious assault in Sittingbourne have arrested a man and are appealing for witnesses.

Kent Police were called at around 9.55pm on Thursday (18th August) evening to a report that a man had suffered an injury consistent with a stab wound.

The victim, who is in his 50s, is reported to have been assaulted by someone known to him during a disturbance inside a residential address in Romney Court.

Following the incident he returned to his home in the Milton Regis area before an ambulance was called. He was later airlifted to a London hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

Officers carried out enquiries to locate the suspect and at around 8.20am this morning (Friday 19th August) arrested a 28-year-old man who remains in custody.

Detective Inspector Peter Smith told SFM News: ‘We are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything in relation to this incident or has any CCTV, dashcam or doorbell camera footage that may assist the investigation. Please call the appeal line on 01795 419119 quoting reference 46/161565/22. Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers free and anonymously on 0800 555 111 or complete their online form at"

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