Man Allegedly Attacked with Metal Pole in New Ash Green Parking Dispute, Police Seek Witnesses

Man Allegedly Attacked with Metal Pole in New Ash Green Parking Dispute, Police Seek Witnesses

Police are seeking witnesses after a man was allegedly attacked with a metal pole in New Ash Green. The incident occurred after the victim asked a man to move out of the way so he could access a parking space off Centre Road.

According to reports, the suspect opened the car door and assaulted the victim, causing injuries to his head and arm. The attack continued outside of the vehicle, with the victim being struck multiple times. He was able to defend himself and drive away from the scene.

A 40-year-old man from Dunton Green has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. He has been released on bail with conditions to return to the police station on August 1.

Police are appealing for witnesses, as they believe there were other people in the car park at the time of the incident. They are asking anyone who may have seen the assault to come forward and provide information.

DC Katie Gregory stated, “We have made significant progress in this investigation, but we believe there are important witnesses who have yet to come forward. We urge anyone with information to contact us as soon as possible.”

If you have any information regarding this incident, you can call the police at 01622 604100, quoting reference 4674445/24. You can also provide information anonymously through Crimestoppers at 0800 555111 or through their online form.

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