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Fight in Wrotham Road, Gravesend: inquiries continue

Three men are on bail after a "mass brawl" in the street.

One man was taken to hospital following an altercation between a group of men in Wrotham Road, Gravesend, at the junction with Arthur Street, at around 8pm on June 30.

Wrotham Road, Gravesend, at the junction with Arthur Street. Picture: Google
Wrotham Road, Gravesend, at the junction with Arthur Street. Picture: Google

One man, aged 34, and a 16-year-old boy were arrested after a man in his 40s was taken to hospital.

One witness said: "There was a mass fight with up to 20 males attacking each other for 10 minutes before police arrived.

"A man was laying in the middle of the road with head injuries as people watched on, shocked by the brawl.

"There was a cordon in place in Wrotham Road after officers arrived."

It has now emerged a third man was arrested the following day.

Police spokesman James Walker said: "On July 1, a 21-year-old man from Gravesend was also arrested in connection with the incident. He has been released on bail, pending further inquiries, until July 30.

"The two males who were arrested on June 30 have been bailed, pending further inquiries, until July 29."

Anyone who has information who is yet to speak with officers is asked to call police on 01474 366149 quoting 46/110981/20.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111, or by using the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org

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