Arrests Made Over Kent Ambulance Thefts



Detectives looking into a series of thefts from Ambulances in the area have now arrested 3 men- one from Canterbury and another from Herne Bay.

The other man's from Shropshire- all are still in custody.

It's after tens of thousands of pounds of potentially life-saving equipment were stolen recently.

A 44-year-old man from Hoath, near Canterbury, was arrested on suspicion of robbery, aggravated burglary and handling stolen goods.

A 48-year-old man from Telford, in Shropshire, was arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods while a 33-year-old man from Herne Bay, in Kent, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary.

Kent Police said:

"The arrests follow a series of thefts at ambulance stations across the South East."

Officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate carried out searches in four areas of Canterbury, Herne Bay, Hoath, nearby Seasalter and Chislet Business Park, which is also near Canterbury.

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