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Appeal following assaults on Halloween in Tontine Street, Folkestone


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Police officers were punched, kicked and headbutted in Halloween attacks.

A call was made to police after two members of staff at a nightclub in Tontine Street, Folkestone, were assaulted just after 1am on Sunday, October 31.

The assaults happened in Tontine Street, Folkestone
The assaults happened in Tontine Street, Folkestone

Following their arrival at the scene, a police officer was punched and headbutted and another officer was kicked.

Three men, aged 20, 21 and 23, an 18-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl were all arrested on suspicion of assault and public order offences.

All five have been released while enquiries into the incident continue.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and are now appealing to witnesses to come forward.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incidents, or who has mobile phone, CCTV or dashcam footage, to call Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 46/220092/21.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, or by using the online form on their website.

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