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Two arrests after substance thrown at man in Thanet

Two people have been arrested by Kent Police following reports that a substance was thrown at a man in Whitstable, leaving him with injuries.

The incident happened at premises in Thanet way in Whitstable. Police officers and South East Coast Ambulance Service crews were called there at about 8.49am on Saturday. The victim was taken to hospital.

A 25 year old woman from Whitstable has been arrested later on Saturday on suspicion of assault; and a 51-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to cause criminal damage and threats to kill. Both remain in police custody while investigations continue.

Detectives say that it is believed the victim and the man and woman who were arrested knew each other.