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Man stabbed at Wetherspoons' The Saxon Shore pub on Central Parade in Herne Bay

Police detained two men following a bottle attack in a pub last night.

Officers were called to The Saxon Shore Public House in Central Parade, Herne Bay at 11.30pm last night following a report of an assault.

The victim - a man in his 20s - sustained injuries consistent with stab wounds during the attack.

The Saxon Shore pub is still open today following the incident.
The Saxon Shore pub is still open today following the incident.

A Wetherspoons spokesman confirmed the incident, saying: "We can confirm that an incident occurred in our pub at 11.30pm on Friday night.

"There was an altercation inside the pub, which then continued in the garden, where a customer was attacked with a bottle.

"The pub was closed immediately and the police and ambulance attended. The customer was taken to hospital.

"The pub is open again this morning, but the garden area is closed off whilst the police are investigating.

"We send our best wishes to the customer involved and trust he'll make a speedy recovery.

"We will continue to assist the police in any way possible."

The injured man was taken to a London hospital via air ambulance and was later discharged.

A 24-year-old man from Gillingham and 26-year-old man from Canterbury have been arrested in connection with the incident and are currently in custody.

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