Man arrested after serious assault in Sittingbourne
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Officers investigating a serious assault in Sittingbourne have arrested a man and are appealing for witnesses.
Kent Police was called at around 9.55pm on Thursday 18 August 2022 to a report that a man had suffered an injury consistent with a stab wound.
The victim, who is in his 50s, is reported to have been assaulted by someone known to him during a disturbance inside a residential address in Romney Court.
Following the incident he returned to his home in the Milton Regis area before an ambulance was called. He was later airlifted to a London hospital where he remains in a serious condition.
Officers carried out enquiries to locate the suspect and at around 8.20am on Friday 19 August arrested a 28-year-old man who remains in custody.
Detective Inspector Peter Smith said:
‘We are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything in relation to this incident or has any CCTV, dashcam or doorbell camera footage that may assist the investigation.‘Please call the appeal line on 01795 419119 quoting reference 46/161565/22. You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website.'