Witnesses are being sought after a 14-year-old boy was seriously assaulted by three people in Gravesend as he was walking along Raphael Road.

The suspects, believed to be three teenage boys aged 16 to 17 years old, chased the victim before allegedly hitting him with a hockey stick and causing him to suffer two broken knuckles.

The incident is reported to have happened between 5.50pm and 6pm on Sunday 7 January 2024.

One of the suspects has been described as white with dark brown slicked back hair. He was wearing a white t-shirt with dark jeans and had an Irish accent. The other two suspects are also believed to be white. They were both wearing coats, dark trousers and trainers. One of the coats had a light fur hood.

Anyone with information is asked to call Kent Police on 01795 419119 quoting reference 46/5431/24.You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or by using the online form on their website.

By Ed

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