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Officers appeal for witnesses after man threatened with knife in Sheerness

Written by on 16 January 2017

Kent Police is appealing for witnesses after a man reported being threatened with a knife in Sheerness.


The incident is believed to have occurred in Telescope Alley, Clyde Street, Sheerness on Saturday 14 January 2017 between 8.40pm and 8.50pm.


The victim was walking home when he was approached by a group of four teenagers who started asking him if he had any drugs he could give them.


When the victim said no the group became aggressive and demanded his mobile phone.


One of the suspects is alleged to have threatened the victim with a large knife and another teenager punched the victim in the head before the group walked away.




The suspects are described as white and aged 14 to 16 years old.


One teen is described as having short blonde hair, around 5ft 8in tall and was wearing a black hooded jacket, grey jogging bottoms, black gloves and trainers. He was in possession of a large knife which had a decorated handle.


Another teen is described as being 5ft 8in tall with black hair, thick eyebrows and wearing dark clothing.


The third suspect is described as wearing dark clothing and being around 5ft 5in tall. The fourth teenager is described as wearing a black jacket and being around 6ft tall.


Can you help?


Anyone with information about this incident can call Kent Police on 01795 419419 quoting crime reference XY/002177/17.


Alternatively call Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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