Local News Monday 9th December
The Police are investigating a report of a woman being ‘dragged’ into a car in Ramsgate and held against her will. The incident took place in Crescent Road, Ramsgate, at around 6.20pm on Sunday. It is reported that the woman managed to escape when the vehicle was near Minster roundabout. No injuries have been reported and enquiries to establish the full circumstances are ongoing.
Two fire engines and the British Red Cross were called out to a house fire in Margate yesterday. Kent Fire and Rescue Services responded to reports of smoke and fire coming from the first floor of a property in Laleham Walk at around 11.15 yesterday morning. The occupants were outside after being alerted to the fire by their smoke alarm. The fire is believed to have started accidentally due to a candle.
A man is being held in custody following the stabbing of a male in Birchington on Sunday. Kent Police were called at around 2pm to reports of a disturbance at a property in Crescent Road, where officers discovered a man had been stabbed in the chest. He was taken to a London hospital by air ambulance where he is reported to be in a stable condition.
The Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman in her 20s reported an attempted rape in Ramsgate. The offence is reported to have taken place in a public toilet at the junction of Grange Road and St Augustine’s Road at just after 1.00pm on Sunday December 1st. The victim was uninjured and able to escape after the suspect grabbed her inside the building.
Three fire engines attended the scene of an incident in Margate yesterday afternoon. Kent Fire and Rescue Services were called to reports of a fire on the roof area of a domestic property in Ramsgate Road, by the Victoria lights. No casualties were reported and the cause is believed to be accidental, due to a fault with a small gas cylinder.