Police are investigating an assault on a child over the Bank Holiday weekend.
There have been unconfirmed reports on social media that the boy was aged eight he had been stabbed but not seriously hurt.
The boy was hurt by a group of young people in the Beaufoy Road area of Dover on Easter Monday.
A Kent Police spokesman said: “The boy sustained a hand injury, which did not require an ambulance to attend.”
Anyone with information regarding the incident should call the force on 01843 222289 quoting the reference number 46/55921/21.
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