Man charged with assaulting woman in her 70s

Canterbury Crown Court is in Chaucer Road

Police have charged a man following the assault of a woman in her 70s in Whitstable.

The victim suffered injuries to her face and body during the incident in Dargate Road at just before 8pm on Tuesday.

She was taken to a London hospital for treatment.

Police arrested Perry Redmond, of Wheatsheaf Close in Faversham. The 49-year-old was charged with wounding with intent.

He appeared at Medway Magistrates’ Court this morning and has been remanded in custody to appear at Canterbury Crown Court on Thursday, June 21.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to call 01843 222289 quoting reference 22-1241.

Alternatively call Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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