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CCTV APPEAL: Police hunt suspect over safe theft in Maidstone

Monday 30th November 2020

A MAN allegedly stole a safe from Costcutter in Maidstone.

The safe contained a quantity of cash and is reported to have been stolen after a man entered Costcutter in Snowdon Parade, Snowdon Avenue on November 23 2020.

The suspect is believed to have accessed the store through a rear entrance at around 1.15pm.

After stealing the safe, he is said to have left in the direction of a footpath located behind the store.

Police have carried out a forensic examination of the crime scene, and an investigation has also included house-to-house enquiries and analysis of possible CCTV opportunities.

Officers have now released an image of a man they would like to identify and speak to.

Anyone with information is asked to call the west Kent appeals line on 01622 604100, quoting reference 46/209280/20. You can also contact Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, or by using the online form.