Police Appeal Following Hotel Altercation

Police Appeal Following Hotel Altercation

Kent Police are appealing for information after a man reportedly threatened bar staff at a Sittingbourne hotel with a knife.

The incident occurred at Hempstead House, on London Road in Bapchild, at about 5.15pm on New Year's Eve (Wednesday 31st December 2014).

The man attempted to buy a drink using what was believed to be a counterfeit £50 note and, when challenged by bar staff, reportedly threatened them with a knife before running away.

Officers have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

Anyone who recognises him is urged to contact PC Dave Hanslow on 01634 792350 quoting crime reference XY/46019/14 or, alternatively, they call Kent Crimestoppers free (from any landline) and anonimously on 0800 555 111.


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