A Dartford computer store was reportedly ransacked yesterday morning with thieves making off with various items in a surprise mid-morning raid.

Diskworld in The Orchards Shopping Centre was targeted by thieves shortly after 9:30am on Tuesday, August 6 who are believed to have been armed.

A spokeswoman for Kent Police said: "Kent Police was called at 9.35am on Tuesday, August 6 to reports of a robbery at a shop in the Orchard Shopping Centre, Dartford.

"Officers attended the scene where some computer equipment was reported to have been stolen.

"Enquiries are ongoing."

Diskworld was contacted for further information but did not wish to comment.