Thieves target supermarkets in Gravesend and Dartford

PUBLISHED: 16:59 05 October 2016 | UPDATED: 16:59 05 October 2016

Kent Police

Kent Police


Police are appealing for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses after thieves stole goods from two supermarkets in Gravesend and Dartford.

Three men reportedly broke into a supermarket in Whitehill Lane, Gravesend, at around 11.40pm on Tuesday, October 4.

One of the men is alleged to have used a sledgehammer to break into the supermarket by smashing the glass before the group made off with a quantity of cash.

The men have been described as wearing dark clothing with their hoods up. They are believed to have driven away from the scene in a dark coloured hatchback.

In the second incident, a man reportedly stole spirits from a supermarket in Henderson Drive, Dartford, at 1.05pm on Wednesday, October 5.

Officers have urged anyone with information on either incident to call the appeal line on 01474 366149, quoting reference XY/39326/16.

Alternatively, call Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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