Published: 15:41, 08 April 2019
| Updated: 20:22, 08 April 2019
Two men have appeared in court in after two armed groups clashed in the street.
Charles 'Charley' Patrick, 30, of no address but formerly of Gorse Road, Chatham, was charged with affray and possession of an offensive weapon, namely a hammer.
He did not enter a plea in front of District Judge Paul Goldspring at Medway Magistrates' Court this afternoon.
He was remanded in custody to appear at Maidstone Crown Court on Monday, May 13.
Jack Patrick, 22, of no fixed address, was also charged with affray and possession of an offensive weapon, namely a baseball bat.
He also did not enter any pleas.
He has been released on unconditional bail until May 13 when he too will appear at Maidstone Crown Court.
During the brief hearing people sat in the public gallery had to be removed from the court having become agitated.
The charges followed an incident in Walderslade Road, Chatham, in which two groups of men clashed after a car crash and a number of parked vehicles were damaged.
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