Brutal highway robbery investigated by detectives in Herne Bay

Contributed by editor on Jul 13, 2018 - 06:25 AM

Detectives investigating a brutal highway robbery in Herne Bay have issued an e-fit (above) of the suspect.


The victim, in his 40s, was driving from Herne Bay towards Whitstable at around 4pm on Saturday 16 June when he reported seeing a broken down vehicle with its hazard lights on along the Whitstable Bends.

He told officers he pulled over to help but was approached by the driver and was reportedly hit over the head with a wheel brace causing him to fall to the floor.

While he was on the floor his wallet was stolen from the passenger seat of his car.

The victim, who suffered cuts to his face, managed to drive off and later attended a local hospital.

Officers have released an e-fit of one of the suspects with the help of the victim. He is described as a white man with shaven hair, is around 6ft tall, in his 30s and has a tribal tattoo on his right arm from his shoulder down to his sleeve. He was seen wearing white shorts and was wearing a gold ring.

The other suspect was also white, slightly shorter with black hair and was wearing a white sleeveless t-shirt with dark coloured shorts that had yellow stripes down the sides. He was of slim build and in his 20s.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or recognises the man in the image or either of the descriptions is urged to call the appeal line on 01843 222289 quoting reference ZY/033938/18.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers in Kent anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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