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Herne Bay: Man 'threatened with spanner' in Dering Road

By Jack Dyson

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of threatening a man with a spanner.

The incident is believed to have happened in a park in Dering Road, Herne Bay just before 4pm on Saturday.

The victim, a man in his 20s, said he was verbally abused before being threatened with the tool.

A spanner was allegedly used in the threat. Stock image.

A spanner was seized and a 15-year-old boy from Herne Bay was arrested on suspicion of assault and possessing an offensive weapon.

He has since been released pending further investigations.

No injuries were reported.

Police believe there were several witnesses and have appealed for information.

They should call 0101843 222289, quoting the reference number 17-0844, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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