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Ramsgate: Vandal smashes window of Cats in Crisis shop in the High Street

By Katie Davis

A vandal has been caught on CCTV smashing the window of a town centre charity shop.

Damage amounting to more than £100 was caused by the culprit to the Cats in Crisis shop in Ramsgate's High Street.

Footage shows the hoodlum outside the shop for more than a minute before he targets the door window shortly after 4am on Monday morning.

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The vandal was caught on camera

The vandal was caught on camera

Volunteers from the charity are appealing for help to find the offender.

A spokesman for Cats in Crisis said: "Just after 4am a window was smashed in the door of the Cats in Crisis shop, 64 High St, Ramsgate.

"This has been reported to the police and we are looking into other CCTV in the area.

"This person was outside the shop for over a minute. The damage has cost over £100.

"We know it is a long shot but we are hoping somebody will recognise this person or the bike.

"If you have any information, please call Mary on 07796633306."

It has been reported to police who are investigating. 

A police spokesman said: "Kent Police is investigating a report of criminal damage in Ramsgate.

"It was reported that at around 4am on Monday, February 12, a window was broken in a shop in High Street."

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 01843 222289 quoting ZY/7341/18.

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