Police officers assaulted by three men in Canterbury fracas

Contributed by editor on Mar 29, 2020 - 03:00 PM


Kent Police is appealing for witnesses after two officers were assaulted in Canterbury.

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The incident happened shortly after 4am on Saturday 14 March 2020 following a report of a disturbance in St George's Street.

Two officers attended the scene and were assaulted by three men as they attempted to make an arrest in Butchery Lane.

Three men, a 25-year-old and a 22-year-old from Canterbury and a 22-year-old from Folkestone, were arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker. All three have since been bailed until Monday 6 April.

An investigation remains ongoing and officers are appealing to anyone who saw the incident or who may have mobile phone footage to contact Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 46/47552/20.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or using the anonymous online form at   

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