Appeal following assault in Tunbridge Wells
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An appeal has been issued by officers investigating a reported assault with a weapon in Tunbridge Wells.
At around 8.20pm on Wednesday 21 May 2020, a man and a 17-year-old boy were sitting in a white Fiat Doblo van parked in a layby on Halls Hole Road, near the junction with Forest Road.
A hatchback car pulled in front of them and one of the occupants is alleged to have got out and assaulted the teenager with a weapon through the Fiat’s open passenger side window.
The victim attended a local hospital where he received treatment to two wounds on his back.
The suspect, who is described as having a face covering, returned to the vehicle which left the scene towards Pembury Road. This vehicle is thought to have been blue with tinted windows.
Investigating officer, Police Constable Ash Pennell said: ‘We have been completing forensic examinations and local enquiries, including the review of available CCTV footage, and are now appealing for anyone with information to contact us.’
Can you help?
Anyone with information that may assist the investigation should call Kent Police on 01622 604100, quoting crime reference 46/86003/20.
You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111 or using the anonymous online form.