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Serious collision in Kent

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian suffered serious injuries following a road collision in Sittingbourne.

A woman in her 80s is being treated at a hospital following the incident on the A2, London Road on Tuesday, 23 August, 2016.

It is reported that she was involved in a collision with a green Ford Fiesta at around 5.45pm, at a location close to the junction with Burley Road. Police and ambulance crews attended the scene and the woman was taken to a London hospital, where she remains in intensive care.

Dog theft in Ashford - Police want to talk to two men


Officers investigating the theft of a Chihuahua dog have released images of two men who may be able to help with their enquiries.

The dog was reported stolen from a house in Cleves Way in Ashford between 11am and 1:15pm on the 10th of August.

Also reported stolen was a quantity of cash and jewellery. The dog has since been returned home but the cash and jewellery remain outstanding.

Two men were reported to be in the area at the time and officers would like to trace them to assist with their enquiries.



Woman denies charges of assaulting youth jail inmate

A woman is to stand trial after being charged following investigations into alleged abuse and mistreatment of youngsters at a youth jail in Kent.

Rebecca Harold, 24, pleaded not guilty at Medway Magistrates' Court to common assault. Her arrest came in the wake of an undercover television documentary which made claims of mistreatment at the Medway Secure Training Centre in Rochester.

Derek Johnson reports.

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