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Man robbed and assaulted near Longley Road in Rochester

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A man in his 20s was allegedly assaulted before two men stole cash and tobacco from him.

Witnesses are being sought following the incident that happened in an alleyway between Longley Road and Rocehster Avenue in Rochester at around 5pm last Wednesday.

An investigation has been launched
An investigation has been launched

It is reported the victim was assaulted in the alleyway as he walked past the two individuals. The suspects ran off in the direction of John Street.

They are both described as being white. One was aged in his 30s, around 6ft and with dark hair.

He was wearing a dark padded jacket and black tracksuit bottoms that were covered in white paint.

The second was of similar age, of stocky build and around 5ft 8in. He was wearing a blue or black jumper and blue jeans.

Anybody with information that may assist the investigation is urged to contact Kent Police on 01634 792209, quoting crime reference 46/43691/21.

You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form.

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