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Dover man charged after Folkestone Road attack

A man has appeared in court after an alleged assault left a man in hospital.

Police and ambulance services descended on a bus stop in Dover town centre at 7.30pm on Monday June 1.

A man has been charged after an assault that left a man with facial injuries. Stock Image
A man has been charged after an assault that left a man with facial injuries. Stock Image

The assault happened in Folkestone Road, near Dover Priory railway station, and a man with a head injury was given treatment by medics before being taken to hospital.

James Stott, of Clarendon Street, Dover, has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent in relation to the incident.

The 31-year-old has also been charged with assaulting the same man on Thursday, March 26.

He has also been charged with conduct which would have caused the victim fear of violence between the two assaults.

Stott appeared before Medway Magistrates’ Court via video link today.

He was remanded in custody until he appears before Canterbury Crown Court on Monday, July 20.

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