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Spate Of Thefts From Vehicles In Swale

Spate Of Thefts From Vehicles In Swale

Kent Police are investigating 11 reports of thefts from vehicles in Swale over the last few days.

Officers are investigating reports of theft after seven vehicles were reported to have been broken into overnight in various areas in Sittingbourne between Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th August and between Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th August four more reports of theft were made with vehicles targeted in Sittingbourne, Iwade and Kemsley.

Police Appeal After Serious Collision At Stockbury

Police Appeal After Serious Collision At Stockbury

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Kent Police are appealing for information following a collision near the Stockbury Roundabout at the weekend.

Officers were called to a report that a white Ford KA had overturned on the A249 in Stockbury Valley at 10.11am on Sunday (23rd July).

The South East Coast Ambulance Service, the Kent Air Ambulance and Kent Fire and Rescue Service were also deployed and a teenage girl was treated at the scene for a serious head injury before being taken to a London Hospital. 

Serious Accident Closes Old Sheppey Way

Serious Accident Closes Old Sheppey Way

Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) have confirmed that they responded earlier today (Wednesday 5th July) to a serious collision on the Sheppey Way in Bobbing.

KFRS were working alongside colleagues from Kent Police, South East Coast Ambulance Service and the HEMS paramedics.

The collision involves a motorcyclist and an Large Goods Vehicle (LGV). Fire crews used air bags to release a casualty, who was then handed into the care of paramedics.

 

Sittingbourne Robbery - CCTV Images Released

Sittingbourne Robbery - CCTV Images Released

Detectives investigating a reported street robbery in Sittingbourne have issued CCTV images of a man they believe can help with their enquiries.

At around 1.10am on Friday 26th May it was reported that a man was in East Street when another man in his 20s approached him and stated he had a knife.

The man stole the victim's wallet and mobile phone.

Anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV footage or has any information that could help is asked to call Kent Police on 01795 419119 quoting reference XY/024003/17.

M2 Closed For Second Time This Week

M2 Closed For Second Time This Week

The M2 is currently closed whilst emergency services deal with a serious collision between a van and motorcycle between Junctions 6 and 7 at Faversham.

The coast-bound carriageway is expected to remain closed for the next few hours while emergency services deal with the incident, causing lengthy delays.

Motorists are being advised to avoid the area if possible.

Kent Police have confirmed that the incident was reported to them at 8.24am this morning (Friday 16th June).

Sittingbourne Burglar Jailed For Over Two Years

Sittingbourne Burglar Jailed For Over Two Years

A Sittingbourne burglar has been jailed for more than two years.

At around 10.30pm on 24th October 2016, a couple in their 70s discovered their home in Portland Avenue, Sittingbourne had been burgled.

Stolen items included a wallet with cash, and several pieces of antique jewellery.

An investigation by Kent Police revealed Christopher Swanson as the burglar and he was seen on CCTV climbing through a bedroom window of the property.

Witnesses Sought Following Fatal Collision

Witnesses Sought Following Fatal Collision

Kent Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision near Sittingbourne.

At 9.55pm last night (Thursday 18th May), a white Mitsubishi L200 truck travelling on the A2 London Road in Newington was in collision with a parked unattended vehicle and a boundary wall near to the junction of Playstool Road.

One of the passengers of the truck, a 17-year-old boy from Medway, died at the scene.

Three other people suffered injuries and were taken to hospital.

Dogs Stolen During Sittingbourne Burglary

Dogs Stolen During Sittingbourne Burglary

Kent Police are appealing for information after a dog and her litter of puppies were reported stolen during a burglary last week.

It was reported that between 2.45pm and 3.30pm on last Thursday (4th May) a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and her four puppies were stolen from a house in Oak Road, Murston.
The puppies are reported to be about two weeks old, three are brown and one is black.

Fifteen Convicted Of Huge Cultivation Of Cannabis

Fifteen Convicted Of Huge Cultivation Of Cannabis

Members of an organised crime group, which ran a large conspiracy to cultivate cannabis, have been convicted at the Old Bailey.

The group were identified as producing industrial amounts of cannabis, which was estimated to have had a yearly yield of over £25 million, at numerous locations across Kent and Norfolk between 2013 and 2015. It is believed that this is the biggest conspiracy to cultivate cannabis which has been uncovered in the UK.

Robber Who Attacked Delivery Driver Jailed

Robber Who Attacked Delivery Driver Jailed

A 21-year-old man, who was caught after he robbed a pizza delivery man and boasted about it on social media, has been jailed for over three years.

At around 11.30pm on Friday 10th March, a delivery man was carrying a pizza in Preston Street, Faversham, when he was approached by two men who punched and kicked him to the ground. When a member of the public came to the victim's aid, the two men stole the pizza and the victim's baseball cap.

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