A man has been arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated public order and assault following a large brawl on Margate main sands involving some 50 people and resulting in the reported assault of a child.
Kent Police officers and ambulance crews were called to the beach at 1.13pm today (June 29) to reports of the altercation involving two large groups of people.
A Kent Police spokesman said: “Officers were called at 1.13pm to reports of an altercation on Margate beach involving two large groups of people totalling about 50 individuals and reports that a child had been assaulted.
“SECAMB also attended. A 43-year-old man from St Albans was arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated public order and assault.”