It has been reported that between 2.45pm and 3.15pm on 13 May 2024, damage was caused to a number of residential properties in Sleigh Road, Sturry in which windows were broken and solar panels damaged by small ball-bearings, believed to have been used with a catapult.

During the incident, a man was hit by one of the ball bearings which had ricocheted off a building, although he did not sustain an injury.

Police are also probing a similar report of criminal damage to an address which took place in the same street between 3 and 4 May.

Officers want to identify two boys aged around 16-years-old who were seen in the area at the time of the incident on 13 May. Both boys were described as white, slim and 5 ft 7ins tall. One was believed to be blonde and wore a white top, blue trousers and a grey jumper around his shoulders, while the second boy had brown hair, and wore a grey jumper and dark grey tracksuit.

Anyone who has any information regarding the incident should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/79164/24.

By Ed

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