Police are investigating after seven windows were smashed at The Bell Inn, Minster, during the early hours of this morning [December 9].
The pub, which is one of four overseen by Racing Greyhound duo Keith and Debbie Barnett, has shared CCTV footage of an individual seen outside the Minster High Street premises at 2.15am.
A spokesperson said: ”We have had no trouble or barred any person from our establishment. This was a totally malicious attack and has taken us all by surprise as to why we were targeted.
“We would be grateful for any information. We were unaware of any of this until this morning at 7am.”
It is understood other businesses in the street may also have suffered damage although police have only received a report so far from The Bell Inn.
A Kent Police spokesperson said: “Kent Police is investigating criminal damage reported to have taken place in the High Street in Minster.
“It was reported at 7.24am on Saturday 9 December 2023 that several windows of a commercial property had been broken in the early hours of the same morning. The victims have been spoken to by officers and enquiries are continuing.
“Police are appealing for anyone with information, CCTV, doorbell CCTV or dashcam footage to come forward.”
Witnesses should call Kent Police on 01834 222289 quoting 46/217186/23.
You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, or by using the online form on their website.