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E-fit released of man following burglary in St Mary's Bay, Romney Marsh

An image of a man has been released as part of an investigation into a burglary on the Romney Marsh.

It has been reported that a set of doors were damaged and a quantity of £2 coins were stolen from a jar at a property in Cedar Crescent in St Mary’s Bay between midday and 2.25pm on Thursday, November 7.

Police have released an image of the man they would like to speak to. Picture: Kent Police (23168032)
Police have released an image of the man they would like to speak to. Picture: Kent Police (23168032)

Two men, who were described as being in their mid 20s, were seen in the area at the time of the burglary.

Officers have released an e-fit of the first suspect, who is described as around 6ft 1in tall, with a slim to medium build.

He reportedly had a pale complexion with a broad face and wore a baseball cap and a light-coloured towelling tracksuit top.

The second man is described as white, around 5ft 6ins tall, with a slim build.

He was also wearing a baseball cap and had a black sports jacket and dark trousers.

Anyone who witnessed the burglary or recognises the man pictured is asked to call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/214835/19.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or using the anonymous online form.

Police are reminding residents to consider taking the following steps to reduce the risk of becoming victims of crime:

  • Keep doors and windows locked and in good repair
  • Try using laminated glass or security film on ground floor windows to make it less easy to break in
  • Put away any bins or garden furniture which could be used to reach windows
  • Keep any valuables such as car keys and cash out of sight
  • Consider installing security lights and CCTV

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