BREAKING: Police cordon in place between Military Road and Northgate

Police have cordoned off a footpath between Military Road and Northgate in Canterbury after a reported assault on teenage boy.

Kent Police confirmed they were called at 1.04pm today to a report of an assault on a teenager.

Police on Military Road where the cordon has been set up

A spokesperson for the police said: “Kent Police was called at 1.04pm on Sunday 3 December 2017 to a report of an assault on a teenage boy on a pathway between the Military Road and Northgate roundabouts in Canterbury.

“The boy was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

“A 19-year-old man of no fixed address and a 14-year-old boy from the Canterbury area have been arrested on suspicion of assault and are currently in police custody.“

A police community support officer at the scene said: “I believe it was an assault.

“It happened some time today.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to phone Kent Police on 01843 222289 or Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting reference number 03-0599.

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