Detectives are appealing for information following the theft of a delivery van in Ashford.

Kent Police was called at 5.35pm on Saturday 5 December 2020 following a reported robbery in Orion Way.

A delivery driver was reportedly hit with a metal bar by a man who then drove off in the van at around 5.30pm.

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The victim was taken to a local hospital, from where he has since been discharged.

The van is a silver Vauxhall Vivaro with three distinctive blue-tinted spotlights attached to the front.

Officers are investigating and urge anyone with any information, or who has seen the van since its theft, to call Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 46/215994/20.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or by using the anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

By Ed