Appeal for witnesses after Ramsgate attack leaves man in hospital

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An appeal for information is being made following an attack which has left a Ramsgate man in hospital with injuries including a suspected broken nose and eye socket.

The 20-year-old victim was walking through Ramsgate town to meet a friend at around 6.15pm today (September 13) when he was attacked by a stranger in Harbour Street.

He is currently at QEQM Hospital.

An appeal has been made for any witnesses to get in contact. Officers are keen to speak to a man described as white, of slim build, with a black T-shirt with a triangle on it, a grey hoodie and ripped jeans, who is believed to have been in the area at the time.

A Kent Police spokesman said: “Kent Police was called at 6.30pm on Sunday, September 13 following a reported assault in Harbour Street, Ramsgate. A man had been taken to a local hospital for treatment.

“Officers are investigating the incident, which is believed to have happened shortly after 6pm. Witnesses, or anyone who has information, is asked to call Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 46/164043/20.”

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111 or using the anonymous online form.