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Man arrested after serious assault

by Rachel Hovenden


A fight left a man in hospital suffering from facial injuries just yards from where firefighters tackled a blaze.

Police stock image
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Police patrolling Gravesend town centre happened upon the disturbance in Queen Street, Gravesend close to its junction with King Street at about 6pm on Tuesday (June 7).

A 32-year-old man was taken to hospital with facial injuries.

A 17-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of serious assault and is being questioned by police.

While police dealt with the incident several crews tackled a blaze in a derelict building on the same road.

Anyone with information can call Detective Constable Richard Dorey at North Kent Police Station on 01474 366091 or Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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