A suspect has appeared in court charged with an attempted murder in Dymchurch.

At 12.55am on Wednesday 12 January 2022, officers were called to a man with stab wounds who was sitting in a car in the High Street.

The victim, aged in his 20s, was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Arrest

Following enquiries, a man was arrested and taken into custody. The two men are understood to know each other.

On Friday 14 January, following authorisation from the Crown Prosecution Service,  a 29-year-old man from Dymchurch, was charged with attempted murder.

He appeared before Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Saturday 15 January, where he was remanded to a hearing at Maidstone Crown Court on Monday 17 January.

Appeal 

Detectives are continuing to appeal for anyone who saw or heard the incident in the High Street near its junction with Orgarswick Avenue, to get in contact.

Witnesses should call Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 46/6965/22.

Anyone with information can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 55511, or complete the online form on their website.

By Ed

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