Hoo man brutally attacked after asking group of snowball-throwing teens to stop
By MariaSoleil | Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 13:01
A HOO man was brutally attacked by a group of teenagers after asking them to stop throwing snowballs.
Police are appeal for witnesses to the incident in Hoo on Monday evening (Photo: jf01350 | Flickr)
Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault on the 55-year-old, which happened in Knights Road on Monday evening.
The man reportedly confronted the group of eight youngsters, believed to be aged between 17 and 18, and asked them to stop throwing snowballs at his house.
He told police he grabbed one by the arm, but was then punched in the face and kicked repeatedly in the head when on the floor. He was also struck on the back of the head by an object
The man was left with injuries to his eye and cheek.
Three of the teenagers were wearing white puffer jackets, while one was wearing a grey hooded top and another with a dark green hooded top.
One of the men had short brown hair and was wearing a beige coloured jacket and denim jeans.
Kent Police ask anyone with any information to call DC David Evans on 101, quoting reference XY/2334/13.
Alternatively, contact Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.