A burglary took place at a commercial premises in Church Lane, Seasalter between 5.30pm on Sunday 19 December and 8.50am the following morning.

Fruit machines were damaged and emptied and a safe was stolen.

Anyone with information regarding the break-in should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/261641/21.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or complete the online form on their website.

Inspector Guy Thompson from Canterbury Community Safety Unit said: ‘Enquiries are ongoing into this burglary and we would like to hear from anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area.

‘I also want to take this opportunity to remind businesses across the district to ensure they are leaving premises as secure as possible while they take a well-earned rest during the Christmas period. Ensure your alarms and CCTV systems are working and you know how to access them if needed.

‘Don’t keep any cash on the premises unless strictly necessary and keep all valuable items out of sight.’

For more advice against burglary, visit here

By Ed

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