Kent Police received a report at 6.45pm on Monday 3 June 2024 that three teenagers had assaulted a boy and attempted to take a bag from him on a footpath between Mace Lane and Heathfield Road behind the fire station.

It was reported that the four boys left the scene in the direction of Heathfield Road but when officers arrived and searched the area neither the suspects nor the victim could be found.

The victim has not yet come forward and officers are urging anyone with relevant information, who has not yet spoken to police, to contact them quoting reference 46/91299/24. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete their online form.

By Ed

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