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Appeal for information after attempted robbery in Greenhithe

Information is sought following a report two people attempted to rob a boy in Greenhithe.

The suspects are alleged to have approached the victim near The Avenue bridge, between Greenhithe Railway Station and Ingress Park, at around 3.30pm on Thursday 20 May 2021.

One of the individuals is said to have threatened him with a knife while the other told him to turn out his pockets. No items were handed over and the boy, who is 12, was uninjured.

One of the suspects arrived at the scene on a moped and is described as being around 18 years of age and approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall with a slim build. At the time he was wearing a black jacket alongside black jogging bottoms, a black balaclava and black gloves.

The other arrived at the scene on an e-scooter and is described as being around 16 years of age. He is said to be around 5 feet 4 inches tall with a slim build. He was wearing similar clothing, in addition to black trainers which had air bubbles on the back.

Anyone with information is asked to call Kent Police on 01474 366149 quoting 46/86656/21.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111 or using the anonymous online form available from our website.

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