Home   Herne Bay   News   Article

CCTV released after nightclub boss attacked

By KentOnline reporter

Police hunting a thug who stabbed a nightclub boss in the stomach have released CCTV images of the suspect.

Karl Ahmad, 56, had to undergo major surgery after suffering serious knife injuries in the attack outside Vivid in Herne Bay’s High Street earlier this month. 

The dad-of-four, who has owned the club for seven years, was stabbed by a man who had reportedly been thrown out by doormen at about 2.45am.

Police have released an image of this man. Pictures Kent Police

Police have released an image of this man. Pictures: Kent Police

Bleeding from his stomach, Mr Ahmad - who had been playing peacemaker - was taken upstairs to a storeroom and an ambulance was called.

He was treated at the scene before being rushed to hospital, where he has since been released.

Detectives would like to hear from anyone who recognises the man in the photos, or if they were in the area at the time of the assault.

Vivid nightclub owner Karl Ahmad

Vivid nightclub owner Karl Ahmad

It happened between 2.52am and 2.58am on Sunday, July 9.

Anyone with information should call police on 01843 222289, quoting reference number ZY/30299/17.

Join the debate...
Comments |

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.


Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More