Kent police have stepped up patrols on a residential street in Dartford.

The move is to deter crime following recent reports in the area.

A spokesperson for the force said on Friday that there will be “increased patrolling” in the area of Powell Avenue and Darenth Park Avenue.

Kent police also want to curb antisocial behaviour in the residential area.

A spokesperson for Kent Police said on Friday: “Following recent reports in and around the area of Powell Avenue and Darenth Park Avenue, your Dartford PCSO's will be increasing our time patrolling these areas to ensure we provide as much visibility as possible in deterring crime and antisocial behaviour.”

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