Robbery suspect detained by officers in Sittingbourne
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Officers swiftly detained a man suspected of committing a robbery in Sittingbourne.
Kent Police received a report on Monday 9 January 2023 that a teenage boy was approached by unknown males in Milton Road at about 3.30pm, who demanded he hand over his phone. The boy was also assaulted, receiving a cut to his face.
Following a description given by the victim, passed to local patrols and CCTV operators, a suspect was identified in the town centre a short while later and arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery.
The 15-year-old from Rochester has since been released on bail while enquiries continue.