Three arrested after woman threatened and bag taken in Margate

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Three arrests have been made after a woman was threatened and her bag taken in Margate.

Kent Police was called at 12.10am on Tuesday 19 June  following the incident in Victoria Road.

The 29-year-old victim told officers she was approached by another woman who threatened her with violence before taking her bag and leaving with two other people in a car.

Within half an hour officers had located a vehicle matching the description in the car park of a hotel in Tothill Street, Minster.

A 46-year-old man and two women, both aged 30, were arrested on suspicion of robbery and remain in custody while enquiries continue.