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Safe recovered near Greenhithe

PUBLISHED: 09:27 30 July 2014 | UPDATED: 09:27 30 July 2014

The recovered safe.

The recovered safe.

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Kent Police are appealing for information after a safe was recovered.

On July 27 at around 8am it was reported that two men had been seen throwing a safe over the seawall into the Thames at Sara Crescent, Greenhithe.

It was later recovered at Denton Wharf on the same day and looked as though it had been damaged.

Inside there was a set of digital scales and some other objects that were too damagaed by water to be identified.

A 22-year-old man from Sittingbourne was arrested on suspicion of theft and has been bailed pending further investigation until August 27.

Investigating officer, DC Bill Looker, said: “We have reason to believe this safe was stolen before it was dumped but are looking for information to help us establish the circumstances around the theft and to try to help us locate its owner.

“I’d ask anybody with information to call me on 01474 366042. Alternatively, to remain anonymous, call Kent Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”

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