December 12 2013 Latest news:
Friday, July 20, 2012
12-year-old hit in the face with a large stone and water bomb in unprovoked assault
A cruel couple are being hunted by police after they threw a large stone and water bomb at a young girl out riding her bike.
The 12-year-old girl was riding down Canterbury Road near St Saviours Church in Folkestone at 5.30pm on Thursday, July 19, when the unprovoked assault happened.
The youngster told police she had noticed a medium-sized red car, parked at the roadside.
A woman who was sat in the passenger seat of a the car threw a water bomb at the girl, and a man, who was getting in the driver’s seat, then threw a large stone, which hit the young girl in the face.
The woman is described as black, aged in her 20s, with afro style hair. The car driver was a black man, aged 20 to 25, with short, spiked black hair.
Police are treating it as an unprovoked assault and would like to trace the couple in the car.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to contact Kent Police on 101.
Alternatively if you have information but would prefer to remain anonymous call Kent Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.