A man has been arrested in connection with a serious assault in Ramsgate this morning (March 17).
A disturbance took place in the High Street at about 3am during which a man in his 20s was assaulted and suffered a serious head injury.
He was initially taken to a local hospital but has since been transferred to a London hospital where he remains in a serious condition.
A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is in custody.
Ramsgate High Street was closed until early this afternoon while officers conducted enquiries.
Detective Inspector Tristan Kluibenschadl from Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate said: “I would like to thank local businesses and members of the public in Ramsgate for their patience and assistance while the high street was closed.”
Detectives are keen to speak to anyone who may have been in the area at the time or witnessed the disturbance.
Call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting reference 17-178 or alternatively call Kent CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.