Police officers have been searching an alleyway in Ramsgate this afternoon (February 26).
The alley by Dame Janet Infant School and Jackey Bakers fields has been cordoned off.
Kent Police has confirmed the search is connected to the arrest of three teenage males following an assault in Princess Margaret Avenue at around 9pm yesterday (February 25).
A man in his 40s was assaulted after speaking to a group of people. Damage to a car was also reported during the incident. The man suffered a hand injury which required treatment at hospital.
A 19-year-old man of no fixed address, a 15-year-old boy from south-east London and 18-year-old man from Canterbury were today arrested on suspicion of assault.
They were also arrested in connection with the theft of a motorbike which was reported stolen from the motorcycle parking bays in Westwood Cross at around 2.45pm yesterday.
All three people currently remain in custody while enquiries are continuing.
Officers are asking anyone who witnessed either the bike theft at 2.45pm on Tuesday, February 25 or the assault later on the same day between 8.30pm and 9pm, to call Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting crime reference 46/36033/20.
You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111 or using the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org