Man charged with theft after report of money stolen from Ramsgate business

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The quick actions of Thanet officers to recover money stolen from a Ramsgate business has resulted in the charging of a suspect.

Kent Police received a report just after 11.30am on Tuesday (November 22) that a large amount of money had been stolen earlier that morning from a commercial premises in Harbour Street, Ramsgate.

Following enquiries, officers from the Community Policing Team attended a property in the town and carried out a search, where they recovered cash including an amount hidden behind a kickboard in a kitchen.

On Wednesday 23 November, Joshua Cooper, aged 27, of Queensbridge Drive, Ramsgate, was charged with one count of theft by the Victim Based Crime Team. He was released on bail to appear at Margate Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 3 January 2023.