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Teen thugs break man's cheekbone in unprovoked attack in Sittingbourne

19 November 2012
by Danny Boyle

Police stock imageA man has suffered a fractured cheekbone in what is believed to be an unprovoked attack by two teenage thugs.

The 28-year-old is said to have been set upon by the pair as he sat on a bench in Sittingbourne.

He told police he was approached by a four-strong group in Roman Square on Friday night.

The man, from Sittingbourne, was then assaulted by two of the youths at between 8pm and 9.10pm.

One of the attackers is said to be white, aged between 16 and 17, around 6ft and with short brown hair. He wore a white t-shirt and dark jeans.
 
The second is described as white and about the same age, but around 5ft5in. He wore a black puffy sleeveless jacket with a hood and a black top with gold stripes.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to phone Kent Police on 101, quoting reference XY/34988/12, or Kent CrimeStoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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