Teenager arrested over Margate distraction burglary

Kent Police

Officers investigating a report of a distraction burglary in Margate have arrested a teenager.

It was reported that between midday and 6.50pm on Tuesday 8 August,  two people approached and spoke to the victim, a woman in her 60s, through the window of her home in Warwick Road, Cliftonville.

The victim then noticed a person in the property and confronted them. She realised later money was missing from her handbag.

A 17-year-old boy from Margate was arrested on suspicion of burglary on Wednesday 9 August 2017.

The boy was released on bail until 22 August while enquiries continue.

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