A man is to appear at court charged with violent and sexual offences in Tonbridge.

The incident happened in the early hours of 21 May 2022, as a woman in her 30s was walking through the town centre.

It is reported the woman was approached by a stranger in the High Street, who attempted to speak to her before touching her over her clothing.

Punched in the face

When the victim challenged his actions, it is alleged the suspect punched her in the face causing a cut to her lip.


Officers arrested a man on the following day.

On Tuesday 13 September, Henry Olner, of Church Lane, Tonbridge was charged with sexual touching and assault by beating.

The 24-year-old has been bailed to appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court on 13 October.

Click here for further information, advice and support relating to Violence Against Women and Girls. This page also includes details on how Kent Police is tackling offences including domestic abuse, stalking, harassment and other forms of violence.

If you have been a victim of violence and wish to report an offence, click here.

By Ed

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