Officers investigating a violent disturbance in Edenbridge have made two arrests.

Kent Police was called to a violent disturbance in the Pine Grove and Crouch House Road area of Edenbridge which took place, just after 12am on Thursday 2 May 2024 and left two men in hospital.

It is reported that three men arrived at the scene in a black BMW and assaulted two men who appeared to be known to them. The suspects then left the scene in the same vehicle, which has since been seized locally by officers.

One man in his 20s suffered injuries consistent with stab wounds. He was taken to a London hospital where he remains. His condition is described as serious, but stable. A second man, also in his 20s, was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries.

On Friday 3 May 2024 officers arrested two men in connection with the incident. A man aged 24, from  London has since been charged with possession of an offensive weapon with intent to cause fear of violence. He has been remanded in custody to appear at Medway Magistrates Court on Monday 6 May 2024. A 27-year-old man from Kent was arrested on suspicion of a public order offence and he remains in custody. Officers are continuing to carry out enquiries and residents will see an increased police presence in the area.

Anyone with information, private CCTV, doorbell or dashcam footage, who may have been in the area at the time of the incident, is urged to call 999, quoting reference 46/70894/24. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete their online form

By Ed

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