Kent Police is investigating a report that at around 2pm on 6 June 2024, a quantity of cash was stolen from a business in The Square, Birchington.

Neighbourhood beat officers were on patrol in Marine Gardens in Margate during the afternoon of Wednesday 3 July 2024 when they approached a man who did not stop when spoken to but after a short chase on foot, he was detained.

During a search, a bag containing a white substance believed to be cocaine was found. Enquiries also revealed that detectives wanted to speak to him in connection with the burglary in Birchington.

The 37-year-old man from Portsmouth was arrested on suspicion of burglary and possessing class A drugs. He has been bailed for the matters while enquiries continue.

By Ed

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