Rapid response from Kent Police sees four arrested in Dagenham after burglary in Canterbury today

Contributed by editor on Mar 25, 2019 - 04:30 PM


Four men have been arrested in connection with an attempted theft from a cash machine in St Dunstan’s Street, Canterbury.

Kent Police received a report at 2.47am today, Monday 25 March 2019, that a burglary was taking place in a shop in St Dunstan’s Street.

During the incident, damage was caused to the front door of the building, and also to a freestanding cash machine situated inside the shop.

Although nothing was reported stolen from the cash machine, a quantity of money was reported stolen from the shop till.

A short time later Kent Police officers, assisted by officers from the Metropolitan Police, stopped a vehicle and arrested four men in Dagenham, Essex.

A 30-year-old man and a 33-year-old man, both from Dagenham, a 30-year-old man from Romford, and a 34-year-old man from Evesham (Worcestershire) were all arrested on suspicion of burglary.

They currently remain in custody while enquiries are ongoing.

Witnesses are being sought by officers and anyone who thinks they saw something suspicious in the city centre at the time or shortly before the incident, is asked to call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/55469/19. Alternatively you can call the independent charity, Crimestoppers in Kent, anonymously on 0800 555111.

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