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Mass Broadstairs street brawl leaves man in hospital with head injuries as High Street sealed off by Kent Police

21 August 2014
by Julia Collins

A brawl involving more than 20 people in Broadstairs early today ended with a man in hospital with head injuries.

The 31-year-old victim was discovered injured when police were called to a disturbance in the High Street at about 12.30am.
 
He was taken to hospital with head injuries not thought to be life-threatening.
Emergency services in Broadstairs after a brawl. Picture Brennan Huff

Emergency services in Broadstairs after a brawl. Picture: Brennan Huff

The brawl is believed to have started at Broadstairs station when a large group of men and women became involved in a fight.
 
Many people involved had fled before police arrived.
 
Forensic investigation teams carried out a search outside the Bradstow Mill pub in the High Street and the area was sealed off with police tape throughout the morning.
 
Witnesses are asked to phone DS Martin Glynn on 01843 222236, quoting ZY/027630/14.
 

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