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Kent Police is appealing for dashcam and CCTV footage after a young girl was injured by a bicycle reportedly thrown from a cliff above the Newgate Gap area of Margate.

The 10-year-old was walking along Newgate Gap with her father when the incident happened at around 7.35pm on Saturday 1 June 2024.

She suffered injuries to her head, face, arm and back when the child-size bicycle, which was green and black, was reportedly thrown by an unknown person from Ethelbert Crescent. She has since been discharged from hospital.

Kent Police are keen to hear from any witnesses including anyone who may have recorded somebody pushing or riding the bicycle in the Ethelbert Crescent area beforehand.

Please call the appeal line on 01843 222289 quoting reference 46/90127/24. Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form.

By Ed

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