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Thief Banned From Entering Sheerness High Street

Thief Banned From Entering Sheerness High Street

A Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) has been imposed on a repeat offender who stole from shops and committed anti-social behaviour in Sheerness. 

Michael Wickham, 42, of Crown Quay Lane here in Sittingbourne, has been handed the two-year order for continued nuisance behaviour in the town. 

Two Arrests After 'Bin Men' High Street Brawl

Two Arrests After 'Bin Men' High Street Brawl

A disturbance in Chatham High Street has led to two men being arrested, one of which is from the Sittingbourne area.

Last Wednesday (4th August) investigating officers arrested a 30-year-old man from Sittingbourne on suspicion of affray. He was additionally arrested for two counts of assaulting an emergency worker.

A second man, aged 28 and from the Gillingham area, was arrested on suspicion of affray on Thursday 5th August.

Attempted Shop Burglary In Sittingbourne

Attempted Shop Burglary In Sittingbourne

Kent Police have released CCTV images following an attempted shop burglary by two men on Sittingbourne High Street.

Officers are investigating after the two men were seen attempting to gain access to a phone shop 10.30pm last Wednesday (25th March).

The men attempted to enter the shop by damaging a rear door, however they were unable to gain access before leaving the area in what officers believe was a silver Mercedes van.

Police Witness Appeal After High Street Assault

Police Witness Appeal After High Street Assault

Witnesses are being sought by officers after a man was assaulted in Sittingbourne High Street ast week.

At around 7.30pm last Thursday (24th October) it was reported that the victim was walking along the High Street from the direction of East Street. As he walked past the graveyard, he was approached by a group of young men. One of the group jumped on the victim and they both fell to the floor. Whilst on the ground the victim was allegedly kicked in the face and hit in the head with a traffic cone sustaining facial injuries.

High Street Gets Ready For St George's Day

High Street Gets Ready For St George's Day

This coming Saturday (21st April) sees the return of the St George's Day celebrations here in Sittingbourne High Street.

The whole day has been organised by Sara Seabridge, the Event Co-ordinator for the Sittingbourne Retail And Business Association (SRBA).

Two Arrests After Report Of Weapon In Sittingbourne

Two Arrests After Report Of Weapon In Sittingbourne

A second man has been arrested following a report of a disturbance in London Road, Sittingbourne in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday 10th January).

Officers were called to the area at 2.53am after a member of the public reported that a man had been seen in possession of a weapon.

Armed officers attended as a precaution and arrested a 33-year-old man from Sittingbourne in connection with the incident.

A second man, a 32-year-old from Chatham, has now also been arrested.

Both remain in police custody.

Traffic Changes For Sittingbourne High Street

Traffic Changes For Sittingbourne High Street

Shoppers in Sittingbourne will have traffic-free access to the top of the High Street on both Fridays and Saturdays, from this week.

The closure opens the way for the regular Friday Market to move to the High Street from The Forum car park in preparation for the new cinema and restaurants being built as part of the Spirit of Sittingbourne regeneration scheme.

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