Maidstone knife attack leaves four men in hospital with facial injuries

PUBLISHED: 08:16 23 October 2017 | UPDATED: 08:16 23 October 2017

Kent Police

Kent Police


Police were called to Hart Street on Saturday, October 21

Three men have been released from hospital after violence erupted in Maidstone over the weekend.

Police were called to Hart Street at 4.33am on Saturday, to reports two men had launched an attack on the group.

Officers believe a knife was used during the assault.

All four victims suffered injuries to their face, and three were taken to hospital.

Following the attack, Kent Police has released descriptions of two suspects.

A spokesperson from the force said: “The first man is described as black, aged between 25 and 30-years-old, well built, with short dark hair and was wearing a dark coloured bomber/puffer style jacket, dark trousers and dark shoes.

“The second man is described as white, with very short, gelled slicked back hair wearing a cream polo top with a different colour collar.

“Anyone with information should contact Kent Police on 01622 604100 or CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting reference 21-0254.”

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