Kent Police officers investigating a number of burglaries in Thanet and Whitstable have made an arrest.
The arrest was made after receiving reports that four break-ins and an attempted burglary had been carried out during the early hours of Sunday 28 November in stores in Broadstairs, Whitstable, Westgate and Cliftonville. A further two burglaries at the same commercial premises in Broadstairs High Street on 26 October and on 22 November are also being investigated and believed to be linked.
During the burglaries, goods including luxury cosmetics and perfumes were stolen.
The 39-year-old man from Margate was arrested on suspicion of burglary on the morning of Tuesday 30 November 2021. He has been released on bail until Tuesday 21 December.