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Faversham: Police hunt two men after phone thieving crime spree


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Phone thieves are being hunted by police after going on a crime spree accompanied by a child.

Officers have released CCTV of two men they hope will be able to help them with their enquiries after two shops in Faversham and one in Broadstairs were targeted.

In all three incidents, one man would reportedly talk to a member of staff while the other browsed the store and strangely, they were always accompanied by a small boy.

One of the men police hope to speak to.
One of the men police hope to speak to.

It is reported that at 12.35pm on Wednesday, October 12, a gold coloured Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge was taken from Empire men's clothing store in Preston Street, Faversham.

While one man spoke with the shop assistant, the other took the device from the till area before leaving.

Police are now linking this recent incident to two others - one in Broadstairs High Street on Saturday, September 17 where an Apple iPhone 6S was snatched, and another in a clothing store in Market Place, Faversham, at 11.50am on Wednesday, August 31, when a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge was taken.

The police also hope to speak to this man.
The police also hope to speak to this man.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 01795 419119 quoting crime reference XY/040332/16.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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