Ramsgate dad-of-five stabbed in both legs during robbery in Margate

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Kent Police is appealing for information after a Ramsgate dad-of-five was injured during a reported robbery in Margate.

The incident happened in an alleyway that runs parallel to the railway line and connects Crescent Road with Garfield Road, at about 7.15am on Sunday (June 30).

The 32-year-old victim suffered injuries consistent with being stabbed after he was reportedly assaulted by a man.

The suspect is described as being white, slim and about 5ft 7in, wearing a black hooded top, tracksuit bottoms and a scarf around his face. He is alleged to have stolen a number of items from the victim, including a smartphone, before running away in the direction of Garfield Road.

Officers attended and are continuing to carry out enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The victim, who had been on his way to work at a nearby store, was taken to hospital for treatment.

The mother of the victim said: “He was stabbed in both legs. It has left him very shaken and not wanting to go out. He had to have stitches in both legs. It has been very upsetting,”

Witnesses or anyone with information is urged to call the appeal line on 01843 222289. Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or by using the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org.