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Police appeal for information after man causes £15,000 of damage in betting shop

PUBLISHED: 10:58 31 March 2014 | UPDATED: 10:58 31 March 2014

Police wish to speak with this man, believed to be about 5ft 7ins, after an incident between 1.30pm and 2pm on March 14 Photo credit: Kent Police

Police wish to speak with this man, believed to be about 5ft 7ins, after an incident between 1.30pm and 2pm on March 14 Photo credit: Kent Police

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A man in his early 40s is wanted by the police after he allegedly smashed up a betting shop gaming machine - causing £15,000 damage - on March 14.

The man, around 5ft 7ins, with short dark hair, is said to have become aggressive after he walked into a bookmakers in King Street, Gravesend.

After reporting a fault with the machine to shop staff, he became aggressive and damaged the terminal between 1.30pm and 2pm.

The suspect is described of being of medium build and wearing a brown jacket, black top and spoke with a foreign accent.

If you can help police with this investigation, please contact Kent Police on 01474 366091 quoting reference number XY/009334/14.

Alternatively contact Kent CrimeStoppers on 0800 555111.

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