Police appeal for witnesses after assault in Gravesend

By Sean McPolin

Police have arrested a fifth person after a serious assault in Gravesend.

Police were called at 4.55pm on Saturday 14 January  to a report that a man sustained a serious leg injury consistent with a stab wound.

Police arrested a 16-year-old boy on Tuesday 17 January on suspicion of assault and burglary in connection with an incident in Christian Fields Avenue.

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Officers were joined by the National Police Air Service helicopter which helped to locate four people who were arrested on suspicion of assault and burglary.

A 15 year old boy has been bailed until Thursday 23 February 2017.

Two 16-year-old boys, an 18-year-old man and a 40-year-old man have been bailed until Wednesday 1 March 2017.