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Police investigate teenage theft

Officers from Kent Police are appealing for witnesses after a report of a robbery in Maidstone.

The incident occurred in College Walk alleyway in Maidstone, which runs between Priory Road and College Road, shortly before 3am on August 25.

A 19 year-old girl from Staplehurst had left the town centre alone and was walking towards Park Wood. The suspect is reported to have approached her from behind and stole her purse, which contained £100.

The suspect is described as a white man, 5ft 7in tall, wearing a black t-shirt, denim jeans and had a deep voice and a local accent.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Det Const Nicola Mullins on 01622 604336 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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