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Man's jaw broken in New Romney pub attack

By Robert Barman

Police are seeking witnesses after a man’s jaw was broken in a pub attack.

The victim needed surgery after he was punched in New Romney High Street.
A Kent Police spokesman said: “The victim had been drinking with
friends and the pub was particularly busy.

“He remembers laughing and joking when another man punched him in the mouth.”

The thug then ran out of the pub, possibly taking a left turn down the
High Street.

The offenced happened at around 11.30pm on Friday, December 21.

The victim was treated at the scene but was later taken to hospital where it was discovered he had a broken jaw and required surgery.

The suspect is described as white, around 5ft 10in tall with short
dark brown hair. He was wearing a light pink, possibly white, chequered
shirt, blue jeans and dark shoes.

Anyone with information should contact Det Con Kevin Readings at Kent
Police by calling 101 or quoting reference number ZY/036264/12.

You can alternatively contact Kent Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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