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Teenager beaten with metal bar and robbed while walking through Swanley, can you help?

PUBLISHED: 15:01 22 May 2017 | UPDATED: 15:01 22 May 2017

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Police have made two arrests but are searching for one more suspect

A teenager was beaten across the legs with a metal bar and robbed of his phone and jewellery while walking through Swanley in the early hours of Monday morning

The 18-year-old was walking through Sycamore Drive between 2.10am and 2.30am when he saw three men in a blue Peugeot 206.

Two of the men allegedly left the vehicle and walked toward him, asking why he was there.

One of the suspects then hit the victim across his legs with a metal bar, before both men robbed him of his gold iPhone 6s and a gold ring.

Both suspects got back into the car and drove off toward Asda.

Passing police spotted the victim and began searching for the Peugeot, finding it later in Heath Close, Swanley.

Officers arrested a 25-year-old man at the scene on suspicion of robbery, and later arrested a 21-year-old man on the same charge.

Both men remain in custody.

Now police searching for the third suspect, and are appealing for the public’s help.

He is described as white with blonde hair and wearing a white t-shirt and jeans.

To give information, call 01622 604100 quoting YY/013259/17.

Alternatively, contact Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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