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Suspected Stolen Cigarettes Seized in Sittingbourne

Suspected Stolen Cigarettes Seized in Sittingbourne

Thousands of pounds worth of cigarettes, suspected to be stolen, have been seized following a police pursuit in Sittingbourne.

Officers recovered the tobacco last Thursday (9th September) after witnessing a van drive past them on the wrong side of the road near the A2 at around 2.15pm.

Patrols requested the vehicle to stop however it failed to do so. A short pursuit then took place, before the driver and passenger decamped the vehicle.

Officers located a man at Sittingbourne Train Station, believed to be the driver of the car, and he was arrested.

Suspected Illegal Immigrants Found In Teynham Lorry

Suspected Illegal Immigrants Found In Teynham Lorry

Picture: Kent Police Swale

Kent Police have confirmed that they were called to "a report that people were believed to be in a lorry in London Road, Teynham" at 11.58am this morning (Thursday 17th August).

On attendance they discovered 10 suspected illegal immigrants in the back of a lorry at the Fowler Welch chilled fruit distribution depot.

The group has since been handed over to the UK Border Agency for processing by the Home Office.

 

 

 

Suspected Burglar Arrested In Sittingbourne

Suspected Burglar Arrested In Sittingbourne

A suspected burglar has been arrested within minutes of police being called to an alleged burglary in progress in Sittingbourne.

Kent Police were called at about 11.00pm on Monday (28th January) to a report that a garage was being burgled in Harrier Drive.

Officers attended and at 11.10pm arrested a 20-year-old man, from Sittingbourne, on suspicion of burglary and theft.

The suspect currently remains in custody.

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