Man charged following disturbance in Broadstairs

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A man has been arrested after a person suffered a broken leg in a collision with a car on Monday (January 8) following a disturbance involving a group of people in Broadstairs.

At around 12.15pm, Kent Police was made aware of an incident in Yarrow Close, in which a man was being treated by South East Coast Ambulance Service.

Witnesses reported a disturbance involving the group had been followed by the collision involving a car and a man.

The man suffered multiple injuries, including a fracture to his leg, and was taken to hospital.

Kent Police say: “A man aged 18 and a boy aged 16 were arrested the same day on suspicion of affray. They were later released on bail pending further enquiries.

“A third man was also arrested and on Tuesday 9 January, William Tollington, of Ramsgate, was charged with grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a knife in a public place.

“Following a hearing at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court, Mr Tollington, aged 43, was released on bail where he is next due to appear at Canterbury Crown Court on 12 February.”

Anyone with information, such as mobile phone footage, and who hasn’t already spoken to Kent Police, is urged to come forward. You can provide details by calling 01843 222289 quoting reference 46/4195/24.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or you can use the online form.

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