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CCTV image released following assault in Dartford

Detectives investigating an assault in Dartford have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to talk to. It follows a report that a man suffered serious injuries after being kicked in the head and then punched just after 2.30am on Saturday 22 March in Air and Breathe nightclub.

Police want to speak to this man in connection with an assault Credit: Kent Police

DC Kerry Thompson said, "A young man was subjected to a terrifying attack when he was out enjoying his evening. We have followed a number of lines of enquiries, including reviewing CCTV footage.

"As a result have released an image of a man we would like to talk to in connection with this incident. I would urge anyone who recognises this man to contact police as he may have information that could help with our enquiries."

Police ask for public's help in assault case

Man wanted for questioning by British Transport Police Credit: British Transport Police

Detectives want to question this man after two alleged incidents of sexual assault on the train from Dartford to London. One happened on April 14 at around 5pm; the other in February on the same train, the 16:39 service.

Police say the 37-year-old victim in the latest incident was travelling in one of the front carriages, having boarded at Lewisham. When touched, she confronted the man and he walked off down the train, leaving at Welling. The earlier incident also saw him leave at Welling.

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016, quoting SSUB/B4 of 17/04/14. Information can also be passed to the independent charityCrimestoppers on 0800 555 111



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