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Man sought after stabbing at Canterbury East

Officers are appealing for witnesses to a stabbing outside Canterbury East station on 22 June. 
 
At approximately 1.10am, the victim and his girlfriend were walking on the road outside the station when they were approached by a man.
 
A disagreement broke out between the victim and the man, and the man pulled out a knife. 
 
The victim tried to kick the knife away before the man lunged towards him and stabbed in his forearm. He then ran off in the direction of the police station. 
 
The victim required five stitches in his arm as a result of this incident. 
 
The man is described as being black, slim and wearing dark clothing and a “du-rag” scarf on his head.
 
Were you in the area at the time? Did you see the man described? If you have any information which could help our investigation, call 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016, quoting 270 of 6 July. Alternatively, you can ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
 

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