Officers investigating the reported robbery of a woman in Maidstone are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

The victim in her 30s was walking along Tarragon Road when the incident happened, shortly after 5.10pm on Friday 29 July 2022.

She reported that three young men on bicycles rode past her, one of whom stole her mobile phone from her and caused her to suffer a scratch to her neck.

He is described as having dark skin, of lean build and around 5ft 8in, wearing a red T-shirt, black tracksuit bottoms and a balaclava.

Witnesses or anyone with CCTV, doorbell or dashcam footage are urged to call the appeal line on 01622 604100 quoting reference 46/146559/22. You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form at

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By Ed

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