Two Gravesend men released after man flown to hospital with ‘serious head injury’

PUBLISHED: 10:12 05 July 2017 | UPDATED: 10:12 05 July 2017

Kent Police

Kent Police


Police arrested two men following the incident

Police say they are ‘keeping an open mind’ as they investigate an incident which left one man in hospital with a “serious head injury” on Monday.

Officers were called to Clarence Place just after 7.30am on Monday morning after the casualty was found in the garden of a home in the road.

A 37-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault and police later arrested a 58-year-old from the town the same day.

Both men were released pending further enquiries.

Following the incident, an air ambulance took the casualty, who is in his 30s, to King’s College Hospital in London.

Secamb paramedics were also called to the scene.

A spokesperson said: “Ambulance crews including a critical care paramedic attended Clarence Place this morning along with the air ambulance service following reports a man had been found seriously injured.

“The man was treated before being airlifted to King’s College Hospital.”

A spokesperson from Kent Police said: “Anyone with information can call officers on 01634 792209 quoting 03-149.

“Alternatively contact Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.”

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