Officers searching for two suspects following an assault in Strood detained two people.

At around 11pm on Monday 21 March 2022 it was reported a man was assaulted in Canal Road, Strood after getting off a train. During the incident the victim was punched and his shirt torn.

Details were broadcast to patrols who worked with CCTV operatives resulting in two people being located in High Street, Rochester. They reportedly ran from the officers, dropping items and scaling a wall. The pair were detained in Corporation Street a short while later.

An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault, possession of a knife and possession of cannabis and a 14-year-old was arrested on possession of a knife and assault. They have been released under investigation whilst the British Transport Police carry out a number of enquiries.

By Ed

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