Local News Monday 24th February 2020
A Margate teenager has been arrested after a violent robbery in Canterbury
The 17-year-old allegedly attacked his victim twice - on the first occasion making threats and stealing a mobile phone. A short time later he attacked the man again by throwing bottles at him, causing injuries to the head and face which required hospital treatment. He was then arrested after Cathedral security staff alerted the police, and charged with robbery, causing grievous bodily harm with intent, and possessing a knife in a public place. He will appear today before Margate Magistrates’ Court.
A second suspect has been arrested after last week’s betting shop robbery
The robbery took place last Wednesday at Coral’s in Newington Rd., where an armed response team arrested Luke Twyman, but despite a search involving police dogs and helicopters, a second suspect was unable to be found. After further investigations Ben Twyman from Broadstairs, believed to be Luke’s twin brother, was arrested on Saturday. He currently remains in custody.
A burglar who jumped from a window in Cliftonville to escape police is still on the run
Officers were called on Saturday to a burglary in progress in Northdown Avenue, but when they arrived and began to search the property the suspect made his escape by jumping out of a window. Police were seen running down Northdown Road but were unable to catch him. A forensic examination of the property has since been carried out and investigations are continuing.
One hundred trees have been planted at Dane Valley Woods
Volunteers planted twenty-five each of silver birch, field maple, rowan and wild cherry. The trees were donated by the Woodland Trust. Dane Valley Woods group members will be returning to the trees regularly to look after them and help them through their first couple of years. Task mornings will take place at the woods every last Sunday of the month, meeting at 10am.
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