Armed officers were called in to attend a ‘disturbance’ in Broadstairs yesterday (June 10).
Reports were made of a group of youths with knives heading into the town after getting off a train. It is reported four or five people assaulted a second group and then left the scene.
Kent Police officers, including armed response, attended the High Street at 5.07pm.
Officers, including armed officers, attended the scene and a bladed weapon was located and seized. No arrests have yet been made. Police remain in the area carrying out enquiries.
Detective Inspector Vanessa Law, of Margate CID, said: “An investigation is underway and we are appealing for any witnesses to call the appeal line.
“We also understand some people in area may have mobile phone footage of the incident and we are urging them to contact us.
“Motorists with dashcam and businesses or residents with private CCTV are also asked to check for footage that may assist our enquiries.”
Anyone with information should call Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 46/111715/22.
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or using the online form on their website at www.crimestoppers-uk.org