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Police arrest Bexley man after Canterbury beating

PUBLISHED: 10:15 24 November 2014 | UPDATED: 10:15 24 November 2014

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The vicious attack left the victim requiring hospital treatment

Police have arrested a Bexley man after a vicious assault in Canterbury left a man requiring hospital treatment.

The incident took place on September 27, when police received reports of a man in his 40s being assaulted outside a shop in High Street, Canterbury. The victim suffered a broken jaw in the attack.

Kent police officers arrested the 35-year-old Bexleyheath man after a CCTV appeal. Four other men were also arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm: a 38-year-old man from Charlton, a 39-year-old man from Charlton, a 46-year-old man from Greenwich and a 35-year-old from London.

All five of the men are currently in police custody.

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