Teenager injured as fight breaks out at Newington village hall during 16th birthday party
A teenager has been injured after a fight broke
out at a 16th birthday party.
The 18-year-old man suffered a cut to his ear in the fracas
at Newington village hall.
Police had been called to a disturbance at the party at around
9pm on Saturday.
Officers closed down the gathering and began to disperse
But a fight broke out as guests were leaving the hall and a man,
who lived locally, was hit with a missile, which could have
been a bottle.
Two boys, aged 16 and 17, were arrested on suspicion of causing
grievous bodily harm. They have been released on police bail
pending further investigation until Tuesday, April 23.
Detectives now want to speak to other party
guests and witnesses.
Anybody with any information is asked to phone Kent Police
on 101 - quoting crime reference XY/8321/13 - or
Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.
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