Published: 20:31, 21 October 2020
| Updated: 20:50, 21 October 2020
A police officer has been taken to hospital after being attacked.
Two men have been arrested after the officer was assaulted in Maidstone this afternoon.
Police are appealing for witnesses or CCTV footage following the incident in Woodside Road.
It was reported that the PC was in the area carrying out inquiries at around 11.15am.
When he approached a man sitting in the car, he was assaulted.
Two men, both in their 20s, reportedly ran from the area but were located and arrested nearby by other officers who arrived at the scene.
Both men remain in police custody whilst inquiries continue.
The injured officer was taken to hospital for treatment but has since been discharged, although will require further treatment.
Anyone in the area with CCTV or dashcam footage is urged to contact Kent Police on 101 quoting reference 21-387.
You can also call Kent Crimestoppers, on 0800 555111 or complete the online form.