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Arrest over alleged knife assault in Tunbridge Wells

An investigation into a serious assault with a knife in Tunbridge Wells has led to the arrest of a man from London.
At around 7.45pm on 21 August 2019 police were called to an altercation in Calverley Road, where a man aged in his 50s was assaulted.

The victim was taken to a London hospital with injuries consistent with stab wounds. He has since been discharged.


On 4 September a 20-year-old man from Woolwich, London was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

The suspect has been bailed, pending further enquiries, to return to a police station on 1 October.
Anyone who has information and who is yet to contact police is asked to call the west Kent appeals line on 01622 604100, quoting crime reference 46/161644/19.

Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form at

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