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Fight breaks out in Bank Street, Maidstone


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A fight broke out in a town street with two men seen striding around carrying weapons.

The ruckus happened in Bank Street, Maidstone this morning among three people.

Footage of the dispute in Maidstone town centre

Two were holding nunchucks and one had a knife.

An eyewitness added: "It sounded like shouting was in an Eastern European language and people passing by were stopped in their tracks.

"Two men were bearing nunchucks and waving them around.

"All three were shouting and gesturing before one man locked himself in the door next to doo das hair salon in Maidstone, leading to what looks like a block of flats.

Three men were involved and shouting could be heard
Three men were involved and shouting could be heard
A fight breaks out in Bank Street, Maidstone
A fight breaks out in Bank Street, Maidstone

"Even then, the other two came back and started hammering on the door."

The shouting lasted for about five minutes and the incident came to an end when the two men walked off.

One of the three locked himself behind a door, but it wasn't quite over yet
One of the three locked himself behind a door, but it wasn't quite over yet

A Kent Police spokesman said the force was called just before 11am, adding: "Officers attended the scene and searched the area, however the men had left prior to the arrival of patrols.

"No offences have been disclosed at this stage and enquiries into the incident are continuing."

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