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Ashford: Man treated in hospital following catapult attack

By Georgia Woolf

A man was left with facial injuries following a catapult attack.

The victim, who is in his 30s, had to be taken to hospital after a group of young people launched the attack with several of the weapons, causing injuries to his face and stomach.

He was walking along Hunter Road in Willesborough, Ashford, at around 6pm yesterday when he was assaulted.

The catapult attack happened yesterday evening. Picture: Getty Images
The catapult attack happened yesterday evening. Picture: Getty Images

One of the suspects, aged around 17, was described as white and slim with short blonde scruffy hair.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the attack.

Anyone with information should contact police on 01843 222289 quoting reference ZY/053747/18 as soon as possible.

To report information anonymously, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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