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Man hospitalised after ‘serious assault’ in Strood

Kent Police are calling for witnesses to come forward following a serious assault in Strood.

A man in his 40s was allegedly struck on the head with an unknown object between 8:30-8:45pm on Saturday 23rd of April.

The victim was treated by paramedics on the scene after suffering a deep cut.

He was later taken to hospital.

Investigating officer, PC Nick Pebody, said: “This was an unprovoked assault that left the victim requiring a large number of stitches.

“We have been completing enquiries in the area, including the examination of CCTV footage, and are appealing for any witnesses to call our appeal line.

“Drivers with dashcam are also asked to check for footage that may assist our investigation.”

Witnesses should call Kent Police on 01634 792209

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website.

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