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Sleeping man robbed at train station

A young man was robbed while he was sleeping at a train station in Kent.

The 23-year-old victim had his wallet and phone stolen at Canterbury West train station in the early hours of Saturday 5th July.

Officers are appealing for information after a man’s wallet and phone were stolen Credit: British Transport Police

The stolen items include a black iPhone 4, which has a crack on the reverse, and a brown leather wallet, containing bank cards, ID cards and a small amount of cash.

“The 23-year-old victim, from Ashford, Kent, was waiting on a bench on a London-bound platform shortly before 5am.

“He fell asleep and then a man sat next to him and removed the items, worth a combined £500, from his pockets before leaving the station.

We are issuing two stills of a man who we believe has information which can help us with our enquiries into this incident."

– Detective Sergeant Leigh Marshall
The theft happened in the early hours of Saturday, 5th July Credit: British Transport Police