Police called to a robbery in Southfleet Road in Bean after man threatened with knife
A man was tied up and threatened with a knife in front of his grandchildren, it's been revealed.
Detectives have released e-fit images of two men they would like to speak to in connection with the robbery in Bean.
Police were called just after 1pm on July 16 to a robbery in Southfleet Road.
It was reported three men entered the back of a house and stole some items of jewellery.
Images released after the robbery
During the robbery, it was reported a man, who was at home with his wife and three grandchildren, had his hands tied behind his back.
The family, who were unharmed, were threatened with a knife.
One of the offenders has been described as a white man, aged between 20 and 26 and was wearing a white checked shirt and blue jeans.
"Seeing their grandfather with his hands tied must have been a frightening experience for them (the children)" - DC Kieron Watts
The second offender has also been described as a white man, aged between 20 and 26 and was wearing blue jeans and blue shirt.
Investigating officer, Detective Constable Kieron Watts of Kent Police, said: "This robbery was carried out in the middle of the day and with three children at the address at the time of the offence.
"Seeing their grandfather with his hands tied must have been a frightening experience for them and I would urge anyone that recognises either or both of the two people in the e-fit to call Kent Police.
"If you have any information, no matter how big or small, it may help."
Anyone with any information should contact DC Watts on 01474 366089 quoting reference XY/21904/13.
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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