Police are appealing for witnesses after a child was left with life-threatening injuries in a dog attack. Two people have been arrestedRead the full story ›
A child is in a critical condition in hospital after being bitten by a dog in the Jenkins Dale area of Chatham.
Police were called after the alarm was at 5.26pm and the dog was shot dead by firearms officers.
The South East Coast Ambulance Service and the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Service also attended and the injured child has been taken to a London hospital in a critical condition.
Two people have been arrested in connection with the incident and they have been taken into custody while enquiries into the incident continue.
Members of the public who may have footage of the incident are asked to contact Kent Police.
Police have confirmed a body found in the River Medway last week is missing Ben SavageRead the full story ›
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
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.
A 17 year-old man from Sheerness has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.
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.
The mother of an eight-week-old baby has been stabbed on her doorstep in Chatham - after she tackled a group of youths for making noiseRead the full story ›
A community centre which was forced to close after a large wall collapsed onto a road in Kent has reopened. Magpie Hall Road in Chatham was closed for five weeks to allow engineers to make the area safe. Tom Savvides talks to those using the centre, the Reverend Keith Johnson and volunteer Mercy Ejiofor.
The A229 is closed in both directions at Blue Bell Hill with queueing traffic after an accident involving six vehicles between M2 J3 (Chatham / Rochester) and M20 J6 (Chatham). There two unrelated accidents on either side of the carriageway that have caused the road to be completely shut.
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.
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.