Kent

Dover boy attack: Three more arrests

Scene of Worthington Street attack
Image caption The boy was attacked in Worthington Street, Dover, outside a newsagents

Three more people have been arrested over an assault which left a 15-year-old boy with serious head injuries.

Two men, aged 18 and 19, from Dover, are being questioned by Kent Police over the attack in Worthington Street at about 21:45 BST on Saturday.

Officers said the victim remained in a critical condition at Kings College Hospital, south-east London.

A 25-year-old woman arrested on Wednesday and two men, aged 31 and 28, arrested on Tuesday have been bailed.

All three were from the Dover area.

Kent Police said the boy had been waiting outside a newsagent in Worthington Street with a friend when "he had an altercation... and some punches were thrown".

The force has appealed for witnesses to the assault.

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