Kent Police investigators are seeking witnesses in connection with an attempted robbery that occurred in Tunbridge Wells. The incident took place around 2:00 PM on Sunday, February 18, 2024, on Grosvenor Road.

According to reports, a 13-year-old was confronted by a gang of around 10 people. Another boy repeatedly pushed the victim and allegedly searched through their bag. However, the suspect fled the scene when a member of the public intervened. Additionally, a second suspect pushed the victim against a shopfront window.

The primary teenage suspect involved is described as white and approximately 14 years old. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a black hooded top and jeans.

If you have any information or possess private CCTV or dashcam footage from the area during the specified time, please contact the police at 01622 604100, quoting reference 46/31474/24.  Alternatively, you can provide anonymous information to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111 or using the online form on their website

By Ed

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