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Man in sixties mugged near Folkestone shopping centre

Contributed by editor on Apr 17, 2018 - 06:05 AM

A man has reportedly been robbed near to the Bouverie Place Shopping Centre in Folkestone.

Officers investigating a report of a robbery have arrested a 19-year-old man.

 



It is reported to have taken place in Albion Mews Road at 7pm on Sunday 15 April 2018 when the victim, a man in his 60s, was approached by a man who demanded he hand over a small amount of cash and then left the scene.

A 19-year-old man from Folkestone was arrested in Sandgate Road, Folkestone, at 8pm on Sunday 15 April on suspicion of robbery.

He is currently in police custody.

Kent Police is appealing for witnesses to the incident. If you can help, please phone 01843 222289 or Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting crime reference number ZY/19579/18.




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