Four men charged over brawl in Ramsgate town

Police cordon at the site of a brawl last month Photo UKNIP

Detectives investigating a violent disturbance in Ramsgate during the early hours of yesterday (March 25) have charged four men.

Kent Police was called to a fight at M&M kebab shop in King Street shortly after 2am. It is reported that an altercation in the Harbour Street area had also occurred earlier that evening.

Four men from Ramsgate were detained the same evening, two of which required hospital treatment, one for a stab wound, and have since been released into custody.

  • Finley Goldsmith, 19, from Park Road, was later charged with affray and grievous bodily harm.
  • Samuel Giles, 21, from Bradley Road, was charged with affray, grievous bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon.
  • Alfie Mason, 19, from Queensgate Road, was charged with affray and grievous bodily harm.
  • Jack Bamford, 21, of no fixed address was charged with possession of an offensive weapon, grievous bodily harm and affray. He was also charged with a number of other offences connected to unrelated incidents.
A police cordon was in place Photo UKNIP

All four men are remanded in custody to appear at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Monday 27 March.

Taxi driver assault

Margate Road, Ramsgate

Officers continue to appeal for information relating to an assault on a taxi driver in Ramsgate on Friday evening.

The assault happened at around 11.20pm in Margate Road. The victim reported being robbed by a passenger of money and suffered stab injuries. The injures are not life threatening.

Officers have made an arrest in connection with the incident and a man has since been bailed pending further enquiries.

If you have information call Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting 46/54058/23. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, or by using the online form on their website.

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