Attempted robbery in Temple Hill Square, Dartford

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    Attempted robbery in Temple Hill Square, Dartford

    A man was left with a broken jaw after a robber demanded his phone Dartford.

    At around 5.30pm on October 18, the man was sitting outside a shop in Temple Hill Square when a stranger approached him.

    The stranger demanded the phone before punching the man in the head.

    When the victim fell to the floor, the stranger continued to beat him on the ground.

    The man was taken to the hospital with facial injuries, including a broken jaw.

    Police have now released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the attack.

    If you recognize this man or have any further information, please contact police on 01474 366149 quoting reference number 46/201462/22.

    A spokesman for Kent Police said: “Officers investigating the attack in Dartford have released CCTV images.

    “The victim was sitting outside a shop in Temple Hill Square at around 5.30pm on Tuesday 18 October 2022 when he was approached by a stranger.

    “It is believed that the suspect demanded the victim’s phone before punching him several times in the head.

    “The man fell to the floor where the suspect continued to attack him.

    “After the incident, the victim was taken to a local hospital, where he was treated for facial injuries, including a fractured jaw.

    “After the assault was reported, officers made various inquiries and are now able to release CCTV footage of a person they want to speak to in relation to the incident.

    “Anyone with information is asked to call the tipline on 01474 366149 quoting reference number 46/201462/22.

    “You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website.”

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