Three charges dropped against man arrested over Roman Road ‘attack’ on two women

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Three charges have been dropped against a man who was arrested after a car crashed through a fence and into a garden and two women suffered stab wounds in Ramsgate.

Kevin Jones, 29, of Ramsgate, was charged with a catalogue of offences following the incident in  Roman Road on December 27.

He was remanded in custody charged with attempted rape, two sexual assaults, two counts of GBH, two assaults, aggravated vehicle taking, driving dangerously and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place.

Following a review of the case, the CPS discontinued three of the charges – one of attempted rape and two sexual assaults.

The outstanding charges against Mr Jones are now:

  • unlawful wounding (x2)
  • having an offensive weapon
  • aggravated vehicle taking
  • dangerous driving
  • assault by beating (x2)
  • controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship

Mr Jones remains in custody following an appearance at Canterbury Crown Court on Friday 26 January. He will appear on Tuesday, February 6 for a pre-trial preparatory hearing at Canterbury Crown Court.