Residents wake up to discover suspected burglar in their Margate home

Contributed by editor on Feb 12, 2019 - 02:55 PM


An appeal for information has been issued following a burglary in Garlinge, near Margate.

Officers were called to a property in Birds Avenue at 4.42am on Monday 11 February 2019.

It was reported that shortly beforehand, the residents of the property had woken to find an unknown man in the house, who then ran out.

Enquiries are ongoing to confirm exactly what was stolen but it is believed at least a set of vehicle keys, a wallet and a computer tablet were stolen.

The back doors were also reported damaged during the burglary.

Police carried out a search of the area, and recovered a red Vauxhall Corsa car in Brook Avenue which has been seized while enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 11-0157.

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