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Appeal for witnesses after robbery reported in Dartford

PUBLISHED: 12:00 28 May 2014

Officers from the Flying Squad are investigating.

Officers from the Flying Squad are investigating.

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Kent Police are appealing for witnesses after reports of a robbery in Dartford.

The alleged incident occurred at around 12am on May 18.

The victim, a 20-year-old man, was stationary in his blue Vauxhall Astra at the traffic lights at the junction with Lowfield Street and Princess Road when a man opened the driver’s side door.

He punched the victim in the face before telling him to get out of the car.

After the victim got out the offender drove off in the car, which was later discovered burnt out in Belvedere.

The suspect is described as a white man around 5ft 10ins aged between 20-30. He had short scruffy hair, a mole or birthmark on his cheek below his left eye and wore a grey top and blue jeans.

Investigating officer, DC Christopher Mason of Kent Police, said: “I’m keen to hear from anyone who has heard about this incident or anyone who might have been on the same road at the same time and noticed a disturbance.

“I’d urge anyone with information to contact me on 01474 366508, quoting crime reference XY/17346/14. Alternatively, if you’d prefer to remain anonymous, call Kent Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”

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