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Teenager in hospital after being 'chased and run over'

A 16 year old is in a serious condition in hospital

Police in Kent are appealing for information following an incident in which a 16-year-old boy suffered serious injuries.

The incident occurred in Chatham High Street at the junction of Upbury Way between 7.30pm and 8.15pm on Friday, 9 December.

It is alleged the victim, from Chatham, was struck by two cars before being chased and assaulted.

He is currently in hospital where is condition is said to be serious but stable.

Two men aged 18 and 19-years-old have been arrested in connection with the incident. They are currently in custody.

Officers are seeking to speak with a further two suspects.

It is understood the 16-year-old and the two men in custody are known to each other.

If you have any information that may help police, please contact the witness appeal line on 01634 792209


Arrest made in connection with murder of man at stud farm

Detectives investigating the murder of a man near Chatham have arrested a man.

A 70-year-old was found dead at a stud farm in Capstone Road on Tuesday - He'd suffered serious head injuries.

The 70-year-old was found at a stud farm in Capstone Road Credit: ITV Meridian

A 17 year-old man from Sheerness has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

Theatre firm to perform at secret location in Chatham

Theatre company to perform in Chatham Credit: Operation Black Antler

A theatre production company is coming to Chatham, offering performances of a different kind in a secret location.

The theatre company “Operation Black Antler” appeared first at Brighton Festival for its world premier and thrilled its audiences by involving them with controversial role-playing of characters. And the chance to literally 'walk in someone else’s shoes.'

Operation Black Antler secret locations are revealed after booking your tickets. Prices vary between £10-15. The shows will be at 19:00 to 20:45, every 15 minutes, on the 23rd , 24th and 25th of June.


40-metre long wall collapses onto cars

A wall has collapsed in Listmas Road in Chatham. The wall was approximately 40 metres long and 3 metres high, with a large amount of earth and rubble behind it.

The wall was approximately 40 metres long and 3 metres high Credit: James Bugden

Kent Fire and Rescue Service bought in technical rescue specialists to assess the damage, using equipment designed to find casualties in collapsed buildings in the aftermath of earthquakes.

The cause of the collapse is not known Credit: Tom Savvides
There were no injuries but some vehicles parked in the path of the collapse were damaged Credit: Tom Savvides

Chatham extremist mocks PM after being put on UN sanction list

Sally-Anne Jones Credit: ITV News

A woman from Chatham who is believed to have joined Islamic State appears to have taken to Twitter to mock being placed on a UN sanctions list.

A post from an account believed to belong to Sally-Anne Jones was published on the social media site earlier today.

Sally-Ann Jones, from Chatham, is one of four individuals that have been put on the list that targets al-Qaeda and Islamic State operatives. Credit: Twitter

The 45-year-old former punk rocker was married to IS fighter Junaid Hussein, who was killed in US-led coalition air strikes in August.

ITV News cannot independently verify the account.

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