Part of a street in Margate was taped off today (October 23) following an attack on a police officer.
The area at Addington Street was cordoned off by officers following the assault which resulted in the victim being taken to hospital for medical attention.
A Kent Police spokesman said: “At around 4.10pm a Kent Police officer was on patrol in Addington Street, Margate when he stopped his vehicle to speak to a man who was acting suspiciously.
“The officer was then subjected to an assault and other patrols attended the scene where a 26-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on suspicion of assault and theft. He remains in police custody while the investigation continues.”