CCTV image released in Ashford assault appeal

Contributed by editor on Oct 13, 2020 - 03:00 PM


A CCTV image of a man who may have information on an assault in Ashford has been released by Kent Police.

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The incident is reported to have taken place in the High Street at 1am on 9 September 2020 and saw two men assault a third person. The victim, a man in his 40s, sustained a head injury which required treatment at a local hospital.

Following a review of all available evidence, investigating officers are now in a position to release the picture shown below.

Anyone who recognises the man is asked to call Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 46/161223/20.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, or by using the anonymous online form at

Officers investigating the assault have also charged a man with actual bodily harm and possessing an offensive weapon.

The charge was authorised on 11 September and the 43-year-old from Ashford, has been remanded in custody since. He is due to appear at Canterbury Crown Court on Monday 12 October 2020.

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