Man knocked unconscious during robbery in Gravesend

PUBLISHED: 11:22 05 October 2016 | UPDATED: 13:05 05 October 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was knocked unconscious during a robbery in Gravesend.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was walking along Crete Hall Road between 8pm and 9.25pm on Saturday, October 1, when a group of four men approached him and demanded he hand over his property.

He fought back but was pushed to the ground before being hit on the head by an unknown object, knocking him unconscious.

When he regained consciousness, he realised his watch and a quantity of cash was missing. He was taken to hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

All suspects have been described as aged between 20 and 30 years old with a tanned complexion.

One suspect is described as 5ft 9in with short black ‘cornrow’ style hair, who was wearing a grey Nike tracksuit.

The second suspect is described as 6ft 2in, with a stocky build and short, black hair. He was wearing a black Ralph Lauren tracksuit with a tattoo with the word ‘Mum’ on the left side of his neck.

The third suspect is described as 5ft 7in with black shoulder length hair, which was in dreadlocks. He was also reported to have been wearing a black tracksuit.

There is no further description for the fourth suspect.

Anyone with information is urged to call the appeal line on 01474 366149, quoting reference XY/038941/16.

Alternatively, call Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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