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Arrest of man for alleged assault and false imprisonment, Clarendon Place, Dover

By KentOnline reporter

A man was attacked after calling at a house.

The victim was allegedly stopped from leaving but escaped and got help.

Now another man has been arrested for alleged assault and false imprisonment.

General scene of Clarendon Place

The eruption happened at about 6.10pm at Clarendon Place, Dover, last night .

A Kent Police spokesman said: “Police were called at 6.10pm to reports of an assault inside a residential address in Clarendon Place.

“A man who was visiting the address was reportedly assaulted and had been prevented from leaving, but he managed to leave and raise the alarm.

“Officers attended and arrested a 39-year-old man on suspicion of actual bodily harm, false imprisonment and assaulting police.”

Police out in force at Clarendon Place, Dover, last night

Two officers received minor injuries in the incident.

Kent Police today said that the suspect remained in police custody and enquiries were ongoing.

The commotion had brought startled neighbours out of their houses.

By 8pm four police cars, including a dog unit, were still at the scene.

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