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Police seek man in connection with Travel agent's robberies

03 January 2013

Jamal Joseph, wanted for travel agent's robberies.This is a man police want to speak to in connection with a spate of travel agency robberies across Kent and Sussex.

Jamal Joseph, 22, comes from the London area, and officers want to speak to him after thefts of foreign currency and traveller cheques from Thomas Cook stores.

Det Chief Insp Eddie Fox said: "If anyone knows the whereabouts of Mr Joseph, please contact police immedietly. If you see him do not approach him, make a note of the time and location and call police as soon as possible."
 
It comes after another man was charged in connection with the robberies.

Luis Christo, 20, of Tulse Hill in London, was arrested in the early hours of New Year's Eve as tried to board a plane to Lisbon at Gatwick airport.

He appeared before Canterbury magistrates, charged with four counts of robbery and four of possessing a firearm while committing an offence.

In all cases, the offences took place at travel agents when currency and travellers cheques were stolen.

The robberies took place on the following dates:
• 28 December 2012 at a travel agents in Church road, Hove
• 14 December 2012 at a travel agents in High Street, Hythe
• 10 December 2012 at a travel agents in King Street, Sandwich
• 7 December 2012 at a loan/ cheque cashing shop in Barnet

Christo was remanded in custody until Wednesday January 9.

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