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Police cordon off Chatham High Street near Iceland after man 'stabbed'

A man has been arrested after another man was reportedly knifed in a town centre.

Kent Police was called at around 3.45pm to reports of an assault in Chatham High Street.

Police stand guard around a cordon in Chatham High Street Picture: Nicola Cochran
Police stand guard around a cordon in Chatham High Street Picture: Nicola Cochran

The town centre was cordoned off outside Iceland supermarket while paramedics treated the victim.

He was taken to a local hospital with an injury consistent with a stab wound.

Nicola Cochran saw the aftermath of the attack - a man walking off with a wound to his neck, being followed by a police officer.

She said: "The man had put tissue around the wound.

"I was born and bred in Chatham, but now I hate it, and really want to leave, it's scary - I don't feel safe."

A man is his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in police custody.

The cordon has since been lifted.

Anyone with information should call Kent Police on 01634 792209 quoting reference 30-0945 or Crimestoppers in Kent, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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