Medway Police Station in Gillingham

Kent Police report that they were called at 9.30pm on Thursday 18 April 2024 to a report of an altercation in Richmond Road, Gillingham involving four people, who were alleged to have been carrying weapons.

Investigating officer PC Ellen Compton said:

‘We understand that there were several members of the public in the area at the time and we would like to talk to anyone with information about the incident.

‘We believe that these suspects are known to each other and that there is no risk to the wider public.’

  • One man is described as black, large build and around 20 years old. He was wearing a black tracksuit and black trainers.
  • The second offender is described as black, of slim build and around 18 years old. He was wearing black tracksuit bottoms, a green top and black and grey hooded top. He wore the hood up.
  • The third person is described as white, of slim build and aged in his late teens or early 20s. He was wearing a black tracksuit with dark-coloured trainers.
  • The fourth suspect is described as white, wearing black tracksuit bottoms, a light-coloured t-shirt, a balaclava and aged in his late teens or early 20s.

On Friday 19 April officers arrested a 16-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man, both from Gillingham, in connection to the incident. They remain in custody while enquiries continue.

Anyone with information should call Kent Police on 01634 792209, quoting reference 46/62953/24. People can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, or by using the online form on their website.

By Ed

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