BREAKING HERNE BAY KENT

The suspect reportedly ran away in the direction of The Circus in Herne Bay

 

 

A computer-generated image of a teenager has been issued by officers investigating a robbery in Herne Bay.

 

It was reported that between 12.30pm and 1.30pm on Wednesday 17 February 2021, a woman in her fifties was waiting at a bus stop in Fleetwood Avenue, when a boy threatened her and demanded cash.

 

The victim gave the suspect some change before she was able to flag down a car for assistance.

 

The suspect reportedly ran away in the direction of The Circus.

 

He was described as being aged between 12 and 15 years old, five feet tall, with a slim build and dark hair. He was wearing a dark coloured hooded top and matching jogging bottoms.

 

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and, in particular, would like to trace the driver of a car who assisted the victim after the incident.

 

Anyone who recognises the boy pictured or has any information regarding the robbery should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/32245/21.

 

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111 or using the online form on their website.