Teen dragged from bike and kicked and punched by gang in Ramsgate attack

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Police are appealing for information after a teenager was dragged from his bike and then kicked and punched by a group of people in Ramsgate.

Detectives are seeking witnesses to the assault which took place in King Street, on Friday, August 30 at around 6.15pm.

The victim, in his late teens, was riding along the road when he was targeted by the group. He suffered multiple bruises after being pulled from his bike and repeatedly struck while on the ground. His bike and mobile phone were damaged during the incident.

A member of the public stepped in to help and was also assaulted.

Anyone with information is urged to call 01843 222289 quoting reference 46/167285/19.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or using the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org