Investigators are appealing for witnesses following a report of an assault in Herne Bay.

At around 8.35pm on Tuesday 17 May 2022, Kent Police was called by South East Coast Ambulance Service to an injured teenager in Claremont Street.

Officers attended the scene where paramedics treated a stab wound to the teenage boy’s leg. He was taken to hospital, where he remains in a stable condition.

Two suspects, a man aged 48 and a boy aged 16, were later arrested on suspicion of assault and taken into custody.

Enquiries are underway into the circumstances and investigators are urging witnesses, or anyone with information, to call Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 46/94097/22.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website at

By Ed

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