Witnesses are being sought after a man sustained injuries following an assault in Margate.

Between 7pm and 8.10pm on Friday 19 February 2021, a man in his thirties reported he was walking down an alleyway under a railway bridge in Tivoli Park when he met with a group of men who assaulted him. The victim sustained injuries to his hands and required treatment from a local hospital.

A second man, known to the victim, arrived at the scene and was also assaulted when he tried to intervene during the incident.

The suspects were believed to have left the scene in a vehicle. They are described as being in their twenties, two white men and two mixed race, all wearing dark clothing.

One suspect was reportedly carrying a knife.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area at the time of the assault.

Witnesses should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/27391/21.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers in Kent anonymously on 0800 555 111, or by visiting crimestoppers-uk.org.

By Ed

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