Yesterday (Tuesday 28th February) 37-year-old George Bignall, of Middletune Avenue in Sittingbourne, was sentenced to a total of two years and eight months for a distraction burglary, theft and affray.
Computer-generated images of a man have been released by detectives investigating a spate of distraction burglaries in the Sittingbourne and Newington areas.
All three burglaries, which are being linked by detectives, were reported to Kent Police on Monday 12th August.
Kent Police have released a computer generated image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a distraction burglary in Sittingbourne.
Detectives are investigating the incident which is believed to have taken place between 3.40pm and 4pm on Wednesday 3rd July, in Cellar Hill, Lynsted.
Kent Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman had her purse stolen during a distraction theft in Sittingbourne.
The 85-year-old victim visited a bank in the High Street on Wednesday (27th March) at approximately 2.30pm and withdrew £50 from a cashpoint. She then returned to her car, parked by a supermarket on the Avenue of Remembrance, when a man came up to her and asked for directions to France.