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Two charged in connection with Gravesend stabbing

Police at the scene last week Credit: @Kent999s

Two men have been charged in connection with a serious assault in Gravesend last weekend.

Kent Police was called to Christian Fields Avenue at 4.55pm to a report that a man had suffered a leg injury consistent with a stab wound.

He has since been discharged from hospital.

Christopher Bowman, 18, of Ford Road in Bow, London, was arrested yesterday and has since been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent, and with conspiring to steal from another.

Silas Kelly, 18, of Jubilee Crescent, Gravesend, was arrested on the day of the incident and has also now been charged with conspiring to steal from another.

Both are due to appear before Medway magistrates on Monday 23 January.

A third man aged 18 from London is also currently in custody on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and conspiring to steal from another.

He was detained on Sunday 22 January and is the seventh person to have been arrested in connection with the incident.

All others remain on bail pending further enquiries.