Police Appeal After Mobile Phone Robbery

Police Appeal After Mobile Phone Robbery

Kent Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was reportedly robbed of his mobile phone in Sittingbourne.

Officers are investigating the circumstances around the incident, which is alleged to have taken place between 8.50pm and 9.15pm on Saturday (2nd November) evening.

The victim, a local man in his 30s, was walking along Mill Way, near the junction with Tribune Drive, wearing earphones when he was approached by two men.

One of his assailants hit him in the face and demanded his Samsung Galaxy mobile phone. The victim handed it over and the offenders made off.

Both offenders are described as white men aged approximated 28 to 30. The first is described as being of fat build, wearing a white jacket. He was around 5ft 8ins tall, with cropped hair and stubble. The second man was around 6ft tall, with cropped hair and a slim build. He was believed to be wearing a blue jacket, a sports jacket, white shoes and jeans.

Investigating officer, DC Stewart Catt of Kent Police, told SFM News that "the victim was left shaken by this assault, when violence was used to steal a valuable piece of his property. We take all such incidents very seriously and I would welcome anybody who witnessed the robbery, or who may have information regarding it, getting in touch."

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to call DC Catt directly on 01634 792418, quoting crime reference XY/35383/13 or, alternatively, they can contact Kent Crimestoppers free (from any landline) and anonimously on 0800 555111.


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