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Bogus policeman robs teenager in Ramsgate

By Extra reporter

A man has taken £60 from a teenager while falsely claiming to be a police officer. 

An efit image of the suspect has been released after the alleged robbery, which happened in Chatham Passage, Ramsgate.

The suspect ordered the 17-year-old victim to empty his pockets before telling him the items would be returned at the police station.

The e-fit of the suspect police are searching for Picture Kent Police

The e-fit of the suspect police are searching for Picture: Kent Police

He then walked the boy to Cavendish Street via Chatham Street, Chapel Place and Meeting Street before giving him his belongings back, apart from £60 cash.

The suspect is in his late 30s, about 5ft 10ins with dark hair and eyes, unshaven and with a grey or black tooth.

The robbery took place in Chatham Passage

The robbery took place in Chatham Passage

He was wearing light jeans, a black bomber jacket and black Adidas trainers.

The incident happened at about 2.30pm on Sunday, April 16, but details have only just been released.

Anyone who recognises the man in the image or who witnessed the incident is urged to call the appeal line on 01843 222289 quoting reference ZY/15601/17, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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