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Hunt for man with scars on his face after man stabbed in chest in Wiltshire Close, Chatham


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A hunt for a man with scars on his face has been launched after another man was stabbed in the chest.

Police are seeking witnesses after a man was stabbed in Chatham.

Police cordoned off a large area around Wiltshire Close
Police cordoned off a large area around Wiltshire Close

The victim, aged 29, sought help from a resident in nearby Devon Close, before being taken to a London hospital but he has since been discharged.

His injuries were not life-threatening or life changing.

Officers are now looking for a suspect who is white, around 5ft 9in with blonde hair and is believed to be in his 20s.

He is said to have spoken with a northern accent and has two scars on the left side of his face.

A man in his 40s was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm but was released pending further inquiries last week.

The incident near Wiltshire Close, happened on Thursday, October 7, between 5am and 5.40am and saw forensic vans, sniffer dogs and police vehicles descend on the close.

Police cordoned off a large area around Wiltshire Close
Police cordoned off a large area around Wiltshire Close

Anybody with information is urged to call 01634 792209, quoting reference 46/197085/21, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on the Kent Police website.

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