Appeal for witnesses following two robberies in Gravesend
Officers from Kent Police investigating two robberies in Gravesend are appealing for witnesses.
It is reported that at approximately 4.30pm on Friday 8 February a man approached a woman from behind near to Campbell Road, Gravesend. He then threatened her with a knife and demanded her phone before running away.
Approached by a man
This incident is being linked to a second report which took place on the same day when a woman reported being approached by a man between 4.35pm and 4.42pm in an alley between Stanbrook Road and Dover Road East, Gravesend. The man approached the woman and threatened her with a knife. He then took her mobile phone and fled in the direction of Dover Road East.
The man has been described a white, of slim build and approximately 5ft 8ins tall. He was wearing a green jumper / jacket with a green coloured cap, dark coloured jogging bottoms and bright white trainers.
No injuries reported
No injuries were reported as a result of these incidents.
Anyone with information is asked to call Kent Police on 01474 366149 quoting crime reference 46/26350/19.
Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers in Kent anonymously on 0800 555 111.