Kent

Arrest after attack on Kent schoolboy

Tenterden Town Hall
Image caption The schoolboy was injured in an attack near the town hall in the early hours of Saturday

A 25-year-old man has been arrested after a schoolboy suffered serious head injuries in an attack in Kent.

The man, from Tenterden, was arrested on suspicion of assault and bailed pending further inquiries.

Kent Police said a 14-year-old boy was still in hospital in London where his condition was stable.

Officers still want to speak to anyone who was in the area when the attack happened in Tenterden High Street in the early hours of Saturday.

The incident happened near the town hall shortly after 0100 BST.

Kent police said they had spoken to a number of people, but were still keen to speak to any other witnesses.

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