Kent Police are investigating a report of an assault in St Peters, Broadstairs, on December 31.
Officers attended the scene in High Street to a report that a man in his 40s had suffered a head injury following an assault while he was using the pedestrian crossing in Church Street at around 2.30pm. He was taken to QEQM hospital.
Two ambulances and a paramedic car also attended the scene.
A 27-year-old man from Ramsgate was arrested in connection with the incident.
He has since been released pending further enquiries.
Officers would like to thank all those who came forward after the incident, and ask that any witnesses who have not yet spoken to an officer, call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting ZY/64499/17.