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CCTV appeal after man robbed of phone in Folkestone

Police have released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a robbery.

A man who had just taken a phone call in Sandgate Road, Folkestone, was punched and had his phone stolen on Thursday, May 7.

Police would like to talk to this man. Photo: Kent Police
Police would like to talk to this man. Photo: Kent Police

The victim, who is in his 40s, had just entered a communal area of a residential property when the assault occurred at around 11.50am.

He gave chase but lost sight of the attacker in a graveyard.

The man was injured during the robbery, a police spokesman said.

Anyone who recognises the man pictured, or has any information regarding the robbery, is asked to call police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/77712/20.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111 or using the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org.

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