Man arrested following serious assault in Margate

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault following a disturbance at a flat in Margate.

Kent Police was called to the property in Athelstan Road at 3.11am  this morning (August 18)

Officers found a man in his 30s who had suffered multiple injuries to his head and body. He was driven to a local hospital before being airlifted to a major trauma centre in London where he remains in a serious condition.

A 40-year-old man who is known to the victim was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault. He remains in custody.

Enquiries into the circumstances behind the incident are ongoing.