Five people have been arrested after two men were seriously assaulted as they walked through an alleyway in Faversham.
A group of young men set upon the two victims in the alley which leads from Stonebridge Way to Monks Close just after midnight on Saturday.
One of the victims needed hospital treatment after suffering facial injuries.
All those arrested have been bailed until March 10, pending further investigation.
Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 01795 419343 or Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.