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Police seek mobile phone footage after historic public shelter in Herne Bay is vandalised

By Marijke Hall

One of the historic public shelters on Herne Bay seafront has been ripped apart by a vandal.

Window panes were pulled out and large pieces of wood torn off the Victorian structure in Central Parade on Saturday, August 26, between 10pm and 11.42pm.

Sergeant Nick Barton of the Canterbury Community Safety Unit believes members of the public may have footage of the incident on their phones which could help in the investigation.

The vandalised shelter in Central Parade, Herne Bay.
The vandalised shelter in Central Parade, Herne Bay.

He is asking anyone who can help to get in contact.

Officers have also released the description of a man they would like to speak to.

He is white, with short hair and of a stocky build. He was wearing light-coloured, three-quarter length shorts and a white t-shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 01843 222289 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting reference number ZY/40716/17.

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