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Teenager boy bottled and girls pushed to the ground during Gravesend attack

PUBLISHED: 11:00 07 September 2017

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The incident happened on Friday night

Police are appealing for witnesses after three teenagers were attacked in a Gravesend alleyway.

The victims, a boy and two girls, were walking in an alleyway from Thames Way towards Overcliffe near a car dealership, when a group of people approached them at around 8.30pm on Friday night.

Two of the group were wearing balaclavas, gloves and dark clothing and demanded the victim’s hand over their mobile phones.

One of the suspects hit the boy over the head with a bottle, before the pair pushed the two girls to the ground.

Both suspects, who are described as white, ran away from the scene straight after.

Two more people, described as white and mixed race, were also with the suspects.

A Kent Police spokesperson said: “Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have information which can assist Kent Police is asked to call Kent Police appeals line on 01474 366 149 quoting crime reference XY/044562/17.

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


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