Man seriously injured in attack in Dover

A man is being treated in hospital after being seriously injured during an attack in a Kent coastal town.

The 44-year-old local man was assaulted in the Barwick Road area of Dover at about 0005 BST.

Kent Police said he had been taken to a London hospital and described his condition as serious.

A number of roads in Dover have been closed to allow forensics officers examine the area. Detectives have appealed for witnesses.

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