Man in 50s has watch stolen while returning from a night out

PUBLISHED: 14:09 04 July 2016 | UPDATED: 14:09 04 July 2016


He reported being placed in a headlock and wrestled to the ground

A man in his 50s has had his watch stolen during a robbery in Gravesend, which took place while he was returning home from a night out.

The incident occurred on Parrock Street between 3am and 3.30am on Sunday, July 3.

The man reported being approached by three men near the zebra crossing in Parrock Street, one of whom placed him in a headlock and wrestled him to the ground.

One of the men is alleged to have stolen his watch before the victim was reportedly kicked in the back.

He was not seriously injured.

Witnesses to the incident have been urged to call the appeal line on 01474 366149 quoting reference XY/25714/16.

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