Officers investigating a serious assault in Maidstone have released images of a person they would like to speak to.

The incident happened during a disturbance involving several people in Market Buildings, at around 4am on New Year’s Day.

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The victim, a man in his 20s, is alleged to have been assaulted with a weapon by a stranger.

He suffered cuts to his head and an ear, and was taken to hospital for medical attention.

PC Katie Poulter, of Maidstone CID, said: ‘We have been completing enquiries in the area, including the examination of CCTV footage, and are now releasing images of a person who may be able to assist with our enquiries.
‘While the images are blurred, we are hoping somebody will recognise him and call our appeal line.’

Can you help?

Anyone with information that may assist the investigation should call Kent Police on 01622 604100, quoting crime reference 46/216/22.

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

By Ed

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