Home   Canterbury   News   Article

Officer bitten by woman after fight at Canterbury East station

A fight at a station in Canterbury saw a man hit with a bottle and an officer bitten.

The incident happened at the city's east station just after 5pm today.

A fight erupted at Canterbury East station Picture: Google street view
A fight erupted at Canterbury East station Picture: Google street view

A tweet from British Transport Police said officers saw a woman hit a man with a bottle after they were called about a fight.

They said an officer was then bitten as they made an arrest.

A woman was arrested on suspicion of common assault, assaulting emergency service worker and criminal damage to a window.

The force has since tweeted to say has now been taken straight to a cell amid alleged threats made to officers at custody.

Elsewhere Kent Police teams have been on standby outside another Kent station.

Read more: All the latest news from Canterbury


More by this author


This website and its associated newspaper are members of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO)

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More