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Officers are investigating after a woman discovered the man inside her property in Rochester

 

Witnesses are sought after a man was reported to have broken into a house in Rochester.

 

Officers are investigating after a woman discovered the man inside her property in Borstal Street at around 3.40am on Friday 16 July 2021.

 

The suspect ran out of the property after the victim raised the alarm. Nothing was reported to have been stolen.

 

The man is described as being Asian, with dark short black hair and wearing a dark top and a blue face mask.

 

Investigating officer Detective Sergeant Craig Hewitt of Medway’s CID team said: ‘Thankfully this type of incident is very rare. We are appealing for witnesses who may have seen anybody acting suspiciously in the area and would encourage anyone with information to get in touch.’

 

Anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area or who believes they have information relating to the incident is asked to call Kent Police on 01474 792209, quoting crime reference 46/125047/21.

 

You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete their online form.