Published: 13:11, 23 November 2012 |
Updated: 09:43, 10 January 2014
A motorist has been seriously injured after a catapult was allegedly fired at his eye.
The victim claims he was targeted by a man who jumped out of a van - before crouching down to get a better shot.
He was driving his van in Shellbank Lane, Bean, when he was passed a white Ford Transit being driven erratically.
The victim stopped and leant out of his window when the van pulled over at the side of the road.
He said somebody then jumped out of the vehicle, crouched down and fired an object from a catapult that hit his eye.
The victim was taken to Moorfields Eye Hospital after the attack, between 9am and 10am last Thursday.
Kent Police have just released details and are looking for witnesses.
DC Eleanor Hughes said: "I am seeking anyone with information that may identify the suspect, or who was in the area at the time, particularly if they saw a white Ford Transit van in the area."
Every morning at 10am we play you an hour of tunes from the 90s. We call it, #WeLoveThe90s.
Play 'Say It' with Garry and Laura on kmfm Breakfast and you could win £1,000!
Wake up to kmfm Breakfast with Garry and Laura - it's Kent's alarm call.
A guide for your future. For year 11 students in Kent and Medway. Click here for the e-edition.
Education, Training & Childcare is a special supplement published by KM Media Group four times a year. Click here for latest e-edition.
Get the latest food and drink news, recipes from some of the nation's top chefs plus updates from Kent's vineyards and breweries.
Search in your local area to find your perfect partner in Kent, with FreshStart Dating! PLUS, register for free!.
Find out what's going on in the garden, with Kent expert Lucy Hewett's weekly update.
Buy pictures that you've seen in a KM newspaper, or send in a picture and we will place it on our photo sales website so that you can purchase a super, unique gift.