Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with an attempted robbery at a betting shop in Edenbridge.

The incident occurred at a Coral branch in the High Street, around 5.30pm on 28 July 2023.

According to police, a woman had just collected her winnings from a gambling machine when a man who had been sitting next to her became violent and threw a stool at the machine.

CCTV image released by Kent Police

He then allegedly approached the woman, who was at the counter, and tried to grab the money from her hands. He failed to do so and fled the scene.

Do you recognise him? Officers are appealing for anyone who recognises the man in the picture or has any information that could help the investigation to contact Kent Police on 01622 604100, quoting reference 46/135350/23.

Alternatively, you can report anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or online at their website.

By Ed

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