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CCTV images released after man in his 80s is robbed in broad daylight in Sturry Road in Canterbury

Police have released images of a man they are trying to trace in connection with the robbery of an elderly man in Canterbury.

The victim, who is in his 80s, was threatened and had cash stolen from his wallet at 9am last Tuesday in Sturry Road, near the junction with South Street.

He was not injured during the incident.

Police have released images of a man they want to speak to in connection with the incident in Sturry Road. (14955355)
Police have released images of a man they want to speak to in connection with the incident in Sturry Road. (14955355)

Officers attended and are carrying out enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident and to identify those responsible.

A 17-year-old boy from Canterbury was arrested on Wednesday, July 31, in connection and has been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Police at the scene of the robbery. (14955357)
Police at the scene of the robbery. (14955357)

Witnesses or anyone with information regarding the man pictured is urged to call the appeal line on 01843 222289 quoting reference 46/146561/19.

Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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