Almost £8,000 stolen from man in Sheerness mugging
Almost £8,000 has been stolen from a man after he was
threatened in a daylight street mugging.
The 50-year-old was carrying £7,891 in cash from his workplace
when he was approached by two men in Cavour Road, Sheerness.
One of the men demanded the money, which was in a plastic bag
inside the victim's jacket.
After taking the cash, the thieves ran down Invicta Road
and were last seen along Galway Road.
Kent Police are appealing for witnesses to the theft,
at around 10.20am on Monday.
The thieves are both white and between 5ft 9in and 6ft.
One is described as having a chubby build, a local accent,
was wearing a grey hooded top, blue jeans and white trainers.
The other was slim, wearing a black hooded top, black gloves and
Witnesses are asked to phone Kent Police on 101,
quoting crime reference XY/001535/13.
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