Witnesses are being sought after a woman is reported to have caused a disturbance at a Maidstone store.

At around 4.40pm on 20 November 2020, a woman who had been acting suspiciously in Tesco Express on Tonbridge Road was challenged by an employee.

It is alleged the suspect then became abusive and spilt a noxious substance on the member of staff.

Kent Police

The victim did not suffer any injury and a 42-year-old woman from Maidstone was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place and committing a public order offence. She was later bailed to return to police on 14 December.

Investigators are urging anyone who saw the incident and has not yet spoken to officers to call the appeal line on 01622 604100, quoting reference 46/207619/20.

You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form.

By Ed

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