APPEAL: Witnesses sought after metal object thrown at motorbike rider in Gravesend

PUBLISHED: 14:32 23 August 2017

Police tape

Police tape


It has been reported that the suspects are teenagers aged betweem 13 and 16-years-old

Officers are appealing for witnesses following a report of an assault in Gravesend on Friday August 11.

The incident occurred in Thong Lane between 6pm and 6.30pm.

The victim, a man in his 30s, was riding a motorbike when he was allegedly struck by a metal object.

Appparently he saw four teenagers, believed to be aged between 13 and 16-years-old, shortly before the assault and reported one performing a throwing motion.

They are then believed to have left the scene and moved into the surrounding fields.

Police are keen to speak with anyone with information about the incident or the identity of those involved.

Witnesses are asked to call the appeal line on 01474 366149 quoting reference number XY/42447/17.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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