Information is being sought following an attempted robbery in Margate.

It was reported that the suspect entered a shop in Northdown Road near the junction with Northumberland Avenue in Cliftonville and demanded money from the till.

The member of staff refused and was able to get the suspect out of the premises.

The attempted robbery took place at around 9.25pm on Monday 10 October 2022.

The suspect was described as being of mixed ethnicity, 24-25 years old, around 5 ft 4 ins tall, and of average build. He was believed to be wearing a black jacket with the hood up, black jeans, and black gloves. He also wore a partial face covering and was reported to be carrying a knife.

Anyone with information regarding the attempted robbery is asked to call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/196233/22.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form Independent UK charity taking crime information anonymously | Crimestoppers (

By Ed

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