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Appeal follows Christmas Day attack in Gravesend

By Chris Hunter

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men were assaulted in the early hours of Christmas Day in Gravesend.

The victims, aged in their twenties, were walking home from a night out with three other friends when they were approached by two men in the middle of Grange Road, at the junction of Pelham Road.

These men started questioning the victims about a woman before a third man ran up the road and punched one of the victims.

Police stock image
Police stock image

The victims tried to defend themselves as the men continued to attack, before a friend called the emergency services and the men fled the scene.

The incident happened on Monday 25 December between 1.15am and 1.25am.

Both suspects are described as Indian in appearance. One was around 5ft 7ins tall with short brown hair and wearing a pink jumper; while the second was around 5ft 8ins tall with short brown hair and wearing a black bomber jacket with jeans.

The third suspect’s description is unknown.

Anyone with information about the incident should call Kent Police’s appeal line on 01474 366 149 quoting crime reference number XY/067862/17.

Alternatively contact Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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