Police officers are appealing for witnesses after a large number of beach huts were broken into in Birchington.
The huts, based on The Parade in Minnis Bay, were burgled between 8pm on Sunday 18 September and 6am the following day.
The incident, which saw locks on many of the huts damaged, was reported by members of the public and enquiries are ongoing to confirm how many huts were affected and what was stolen.
It is understood almost 40 huts were targeted.
Anyone who has a beach hut in the area and believes they might be a victim, should report the matter via the Kent Police website.
Any witnesses or anyone with information regarding the break-ins should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/183842/22.
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website.