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A man had his mobile phone stolen during a robbery in Ramsgate.

The victim, in his 40s, was walking in St Luke’s Avenue between the junctions with Percy Road and Holly Road at around 1.50am one morning when the incident happened.

The man was followed along St Luke's Road, Ramsgate and two men stole his phone in nearby Holly Road. Picture: Google Maps
The man was followed along St Luke's Road, Ramsgate and two men stole his phone in nearby Holly Road. Picture: Google Maps

He was approached by two men who asked to borrow his phone, but when refused and carried on walking, he was threatened and continued to walk away.

However, he was followed by the men and as he turned into Holly Road one of the suspects ran and caught up with him and demanded the man’s phone so he handed it over.

The incident happened on Tuesday, December 28, last year, but details have only just been released by police.

Both men were described as being around 6ft, one was white and had a slim build, the other was described as middle Eastern and was of a larger build.

Officers continue to investigate the robbery and would like to hear from anyone who may have CCTV or dashcam footage and has not already spoken to the police.

Anyone with information should call 01843 222289 quoting reference 46/266356/21, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website.

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