Two Arrests After 'Bin Men' High Street Brawl

Two Arrests After 'Bin Men' High Street Brawl

A disturbance in Chatham High Street has led to two men being arrested, one of which is from the Sittingbourne area.

Last Wednesday (4th August) investigating officers arrested a 30-year-old man from Sittingbourne on suspicion of affray. He was additionally arrested for two counts of assaulting an emergency worker.

A second man, aged 28 and from the Gillingham area, was arrested on suspicion of affray on Thursday 5th August.

They were arrested in connection with an incident which was filmed by several people and posted online on Monday 5th July. It took place in Chatham High Street at around 5:00pm.

Following the report of the incident patrols attended the area but those responsible had already left the scene.

Officers have worked with partners to identify the individuals involved which lead to the arrests being carried out.

Both men have since been released, pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident who has not yet spoken to officers can call 01634 792209, quoting reference 46/118487/21.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers in Kent free and anonymously on 0800 555 111, or complete the online form at

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