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Police officers investigating the attack on Ukip leader Nigel Farage in Kent this afternoon have said another man has reported being alleged assaulted in the same location at around a similar time:
Ukip leader Nigel Farage has told ITV News today's protest in east Kent "was actually worse than Edinburgh".
Speaking to ITV News Meridian's Phil Hornby, Mr Farage claimed that the group today came "with intent to physically hurt me".
He previously described the protesters who mobbed him at an Edinburgh pub in May last year as "fascist scum".
Staff were forced to clear the Canons' Gait pub on Edinburgh's Royal Mile after it was filled with chanting protesters as the Ukip leader was preparing to hold a press conference.
Ukip leader Nigel Farage was hit over the head with a placard by angry protesters when he arrived in east Kent this afternoon.
The South East MEP was in Cliftonville in Margate to address supporters at a seaside hotel. He has been interviewed by police about the incident.