"Local" Safe Recovered From The River Thames

"Local" Safe Recovered From The River Thames

Kent Police are appealing for information after a safe was recovered from the River Thames at Greenhithe.

At 8.09am on Sunday (27th July) officers received a report that two men had been witnessed throwing a safe over the seawall into the river at Sara Crescent.

The safe was recovered later that day at Denton Wharf by a specialist team. It appeared as though it had been damaged. Inside there was a set of digital scales and some other objects too water-damaged to be identified.

A 22-year-old man from Sittingbourne was arrested hours later on suspicion of theft and bailed pending further investigation until Tuesday 27th August.

Investigating officer, DC Bill Looker, told SFM News: "We have reason to believe this safe was stolen before it was dumped and we're looking for any information to help us establish the circumstances surround the theft to help us locate its owner. I'd ask anybody with information to call me directly on 01474 366042, or alternatively they can call Kent Crimestoppers free (from any landline) and anonimously on 0800 55 5111."


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