An appeal for witnesses has been made by officers investigating an attempted robbery in Ramsgate.

At around 8pm on Good Friday, 2 April 2021, a man in his fifties reported he was walking near Nelson Crescent when he was hit and kicked to the ground by a group of young people who had previously been seen in nearby shelters. His pockets were also searched during the assault.

The victim sustained injuries and attended a local hospital for treatment.

Detectives would like to speak to anyone who has information regarding the attempted robbery, or who has CCTV in the area.

Witnesses should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/56011/21.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111 or using the anonymous form at

By Ed

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