Armed robbery in Rochester

Police seek two men possibly armed with hand gun

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Police hunt armed robbers

CCTV image of robbery suspect Credit: Kent Police

There's been an armed robbery at a shop in Rochester. Police were called on 8:40 on Saturday evening to a shop on Borstal Street after two men were reported to have threatened staff with what's thought to have been a hand gun. The men left on a motorbike with about £100 cash and some cigarettes.

CCTV image of robbery suspect Credit: Kent Police

One man has stocky build, about 6'3", grey hooded top and gloves, dark trousers and a white and blue crash helmet with a circular motif.

The other man is thin, about 5'11" with white baseball cap, black jacket with a white or yellow stripe and black shoes.

Police say it could be linked to an armed robbery at a Post Office in Milton Regis, Sittingbourne on 10 December. Anyone with information is asked to call DC Dave Godden on 101 quoting reference XY/039327/12.

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