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Ten people charged over German Student attack in Canterbury city centre

Ten people have been charged following an investigation by the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate into a serious assault in Canterbury city centre.

Officers were called to Rose Lane during the evening of Thursday 6 June 2019 to reports a teenage boy had been assaulted. He suffered serious injuries and was taken to a London hospital.

The Crown Prosecution Service authorised the charges of grievous bodily harm with intent and violent disorder against the following ten people on Tuesday 3 December 2019:

· George Potter, 18, of Eaton Place, Margate.

· A 17-year-old boy from Canterbury. He was also charged with possession of a controlled drug (cannabis).

· A 16-year-old boy from Orpington.

· A 16-year-old boy from Canterbury. He was also charged with theft of a screwdriver and stanley knife from a shop in addition to possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

· A 17-year-old boy from Canterbury.

· A 16-year-old girl from Canterbury.

· A 17-year-old boy from Canterbury. He was also charged with theft of a screwdriver and a stanley knife from a shop, and possession of a controlled drug (cannabis).

· A 15-year-old boy from Birchington.

· A 14-year-old boy from Canterbury.

· A 17 year old boy from Orpington.