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Officers appeal to witnesses following report of aggravated burglary in Minster

Written by on 8 January 2017


Officers were called to Baldwin Road, Minster, at 10.22pm on Saturday 7 January 2017 to a report that two men had forced their way inside a house.


The victim, aged in his fifties, heard a knock at the front door and when he opened the door two men, with scarves across their faces, forced their way inside.


They then ushered the victim into an upstairs bedroom where they made threats and demanded money.


One of the men is believed to have had a knife and during the incident the victim suffered a cut to his head and one hand.


The suspects are reported to have stolen two sets of car keys before running out of the house.


They are described as aged between 20 and 40 years old and of Asian appearance. They both wore scarves across their faces and were reported to be wearing dark coloured hooded tops.


This incident is being treated as isolated and there is not believed to be any wider risk to the public.


Anyone with information can call Kent Police on is is 01795 419119. quoting crime reference XY/001116/17.


Alternatively, call Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


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