Police are appealing for witnesses after a man in his 70s was robbed in Dartford by a group of three thugs.

According to Kent Police, the victim was walking in Dartford High Street around 3pm on June 11 and went to use an alleyway used as a cut-through towards the Orchard Theatre.

As the victim, a man in his 70s, entered the area, he said he was grabbed and pulled to one side by a group of three men demanding money.

The suspects are described as black and were all wearing blue face coverings, and one is alleged to have used a knife to threaten the victim.

They searched the man's coat, and reportedly stole his wallet and cash.

Police are now appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

Describing the suspects, the man said one is around 6ft 1ins, stocky and wearing blue latex gloves with a black coat with the hood up.

The second suspect was wearing a yellow, green and blue horizontal striped jumper with a black hooded coat with the hood up. He was also wearing blue gloves.

A third suspect wore a black coat with the hood up

Anyone with information is asked to call Kent Police on 01474 366149 quoting


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