Nineteen year old yob arrested after smashing nine shop windows

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An arrest has been made after criminal damage was caused to windows of nine businesses in Gravesend town centre.

At around 2.50am on Tuesday 8 September 2020 Kent Police received a report that a man had thrown a brick at a shop window in New Road.

Officers promptly attended and found the windows of a further seven shops across Milton Road, Kempthorne Street and New Road had been targeted. A pub in King Street also sustained similar damage.

A search of the area took place and a 19-year-old man from Northfleet was subsequently arrested on suspicion of criminal damage.

He remains in custody as the investigation continues.