Published: 22:35, 10 February 2022
| Updated: 10:22, 11 February 2022
Two men have been arrested after a man was left with serious head injuries after a town centre fight.
Pudding Lane in Maidstone was closed off for seven hours for a forensic investigation at around 7.45pm last night, while officers scoured a park for evidence.
The victim was airlifted to a London hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.
Both remain in custody, as enquiries continue.
A force spokesman confirmed a disturbance had broken out and the first patrols arrived to the street where shattered glass could be seen on the pavement near a bus stop.
A man suffered serious injuries and was flown to hospital after getting treatment in Pudding Lane from ambulance crews.
The air ambulance landed in Mote Park. It took off around 9.30pm.
Officers could also be seen in the park putting items of clothing into bags.
Pudding Lane was cordoned off last night between The Herbalist bar and near The Old House at Home pub, but was reopened just before 3am on Friday morning.
A police spokesman added: "Patrols were called to a report of a disturbance in Pudding Lane.
"Officers attended and a man has been taken to a London hospital by air ambulance for medical attention."
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has privately held video which can assist with enquiries, is asked to call Kent Police on 01622 604100 quoting 46/27141/22.
You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form available via this link: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously