Police have arrested an Ashford man in connection with a distraction burglary in Margate.

Money was reported stolen from a property in Waverley Road, Margate at around 1pm on Friday 12 November 2021.

The victim, a man in his 80s, was visited by two men offering to repair the roof of his property. The work was agreed and paid for. After they left, the victim noticed a quantity of cash had been stolen from the property.

Following enquiries into the incident, officers arrested a 39-year-old man from Ashford on suspicion of burglary on Monday 15 November. He was released on bail pending further investigation.

By Ed

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