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Second Swanley teen charged over Hextable burglary

PUBLISHED: 17:30 17 October 2013 | UPDATED: 17:31 17 October 2013

A second Swanley teenager has been arrested in connection with an aggravated Hextable burglary which left an elderly couple in hospital.

The 17-year-old was arrested today and remains in custody. The 16-year-old arrested yesterday has been released without charge.

Following the incident around 9am on Tuesday in the Panters area of Hextable, an 84 year-old man and an 89 year-old woman suffered non-life threatening injuries and were taken to King’s College Hospital in London.

The man remains in hospital and the woman was discharged yesterday.


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