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Police hunt for distraction thieves after they target homes in Faversham, Whitstable, Canterbury, Ashford, Deal and Birchington

Bogus callers have been targeting elderly residents across the county, tricking their way into their homes so they can steal from them. CCTV has now been released of the two men who claim to be from the water-board, telling the victim there was a leak along the road and that they need to enter the property to turn off the …

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Police called to Reculver Primary School after suspicious man seen walking through the playground

Police were called to a primary school today after a suspicious man was seen entering the playground. The alarm was raised by staff at Reculver Primary School at 9.15am when the man was spotted walking through the grounds. The school contacted the police after the man was seen to be leaving the site in Reculver Lane. Police were called to …

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Police alerted after van driver approached Herne Bay schoolboy

Frances Nation with some of her pupils outside the Herne Bay Junior School Comments (0) Police officers, parents, and the Kent County Council have been put on the alert by Herne Bay Junior School, after one of their pupils was approached by a stranger in a white van. The incident took place at 8.10am yesterday (Wednesday 18). A boy on his …

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Kent Police’s most wanted: Do you recognise this rogues’ gallery…

Do you recognise these men? Kent Police need your help to tracking them in connection with a series of crimes in the county. See below for the details, and who to call if you spot them. Jonathon Kieron Denton is wanted in connection with assaults in Herne Bay and Canterbury. If you know where Denton is call 101, quoting Most …

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Kent Police accused of abuse of power for planting undercover officers at fracking debate at Canterbury Christ Church University

Kent Police has been accused of an “abuse of power” after it planted plain-clothes officers in the audience of a fracking debate at Canterbury Christ Church University. It emerged this week that a chief inspector requested that two officers monitor the meeting, which took place on November 19, following concerns over the attendance of a prominent Green Party activist. The …

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Man injured in ‘airport explosion’

A man has been seriously injured while dismantling an aircraft with an industrial grinder at Manston Airport, in Kent. The emergency services were called to the airport at 14:30 GMT, following reports of an explosion. The man was flown by air ambulance to a hospital in London. Kent Police said the incident was being treated as a suspected industrial accident. …

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Emergency services rescue person from underneath Herne Bay Pier

HERNE Bay Coastguard and Kent Police rescued a person under the influence of alcohol underneath Herne Bay Pier last night (Sunday).Emergency services were called at 11.18pm to reports of shouts for help coming from underneath the pier. On arrival, it was low water so crews were able to investigate and an intoxicated person was found by the police.

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Herne Bay conman jailed for 15 months after defrauding dozens

Comments (0) A MAN who conned people out of cash by selling imaginary goods online has been jailed for 15 months. Justin Waters, of no fixed address, admitted six charges of fraud by false representation. The 42-year old also admitted a further 45 similar offences that were taken into consideration by the judge when he was sentenced at Canterbury Crown Court on …

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Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision on Old Thanet Way

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision on Old Thanet Way Comments (0) A BUSY road was closed this morning following a crash involving a motorcycle and a car. The accident, which involved a Yamaha YZF motorcycle and a blue Citroen Saxo, happened on the Old Thanet Way at Chestfield around 6.56am. Kent Police closed the road in both directions between Chestfield …

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Barnes documentary backlash ‘not complaints’

None of the 170 letters received about Kent Police and Crime Commissioner Ann Barnes’ controversial documentary have been recorded as official complaints. In a special report, police and crime panel policy officer Mike Campbell ruled that none of them amounted to a complaint and therefore shouldn’t be recorded as such. He said there was “a high level of correspondence in a …

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