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CCTV image released after suspected assault and knifepoint robbery in St John's Street, Folkestone

By Vicky Castle

Two robbers barged their way into a man's home before attacking him and threatening him at knifepoint.

The victim, aged in his 60s, was reportedly assaulted at his house in St John's Street, Folkestone. The pair fled with cash and two watches.

Police have now released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to.

Do you recognise these men? Pic: Kent Police

A police spokesman said: "It was alleged that two men forced their way into the property where the victim was assaulted and threatened with a knife.

"Since the incident a number of enquiries have been carried out to identify the suspects and we believe the men in this CCTV image may have information important to the investigation."

The incident happened between 6.40pm and 6.53pm on Thursday, March 2. Police are now appealing for these men or anyone who knows who they are to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 01843 222289 quoting ZY/8434/17, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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