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Maidstone: Police arrest second person after assault on Loose Road

By Natalie Tipping

Officers investigating an assault which left an 18-year-old boy with a fractured eye socket have arrested a second person. 

The incident happened in Loose Road, Maidstone, on Tuesday, August 29.

The victim had been walking along the main road with friends when he was shouted at by the occupants of a Ford Fiesta as it drove past. 

Police have arrested a second person. Stock picture.

Police have arrested a second person. Stock picture.

The car was seen to pull into Parkway. As the victim and his friends approached Heather Drive, it's reported the group from the car, described as five men and a woman, ran down the road and assaulted the victim. 

He was kicked and punched as he lay on the floor, and required hospital treatment as a result. 

Officers arrested a teenage girl from Maidstone on Thursday, on suspicion of theft and assault. 

She was later bailed to return to the police station on Thursday, September 28, pending further investigation.

Officers have today made a second arrest, of an 18-year-old man of no fixed address. He remains in police custody. 

Anybody who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to call Kent Police on 01622 604100 quoting reference YY/24703/17. Alternatively, contact Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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