Published: 12:49, 13 October 2021
| Updated: 14:55, 13 October 2021
Three men have been charged after a pensioner was held down while her home was burgled.
The victim, in her 70s, was followed into her home in Manor Road, Swanscombe, after two suspects knocked on her door around lunchtime.
One of the men is said to have held the woman down while the other searched her property.
A handbag was taken which contained cash and other items including a bank card.
Amos Beaney, 30, of Bow Road, Wateringbury, and William Dennard, 54, of Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, have since been arrested and charged with burglary with violence in connection with the incident which happened at around 12.20pm on Friday, September 17.
They appeared before Sevenoaks magistrates on Friday, October 1, and were remanded in custody. They will next appear before Maidstone Crown Court on Friday, October 29.
Amos Vincent, 38, of Teal Avenue, St Mary Cray, has also been charged with the same offence. He was also remanded after appearing before Medway Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, October 12. His next hearing is at Maidstone Crown Court on October 28.