Motorbike Owner Threatened by Hammer in Failed Robbery Attempt Outside Local Charity Car Park

Swanley Motorbike Owner Threatened by Hammer in Failed Robbery Attempt Outside Local Charity Car Park

Police are searching for three suspects after a shocking incident occurred outside the We Are Beams charity car park in St David’s Road, Swanley. CCTV footage has been released showing three individuals on mopeds stopping outside the car park on Tuesday, June 25 at around 1:30pm.

One of the suspects is believed to have attempted to steal a parked motorbike, but was confronted by the owner. In a terrifying turn of events, the suspect pulled out a hammer and threatened the owner before fleeing the scene with the other two suspects.

Authorities have been investigating the incident and have now released the CCTV footage in hopes that it will help identify the three suspects. A spokesperson from the disabled children’s charity confirmed that the motorbike in question belonged to one of their colleagues. The charity’s employees witnessed the attempted theft and immediately intervened to stop it.

“We saw them trying to steal the bike and ran over to shoo them off,” the spokesperson stated. “As soon as they saw us approaching, they quickly fled the scene. We reported the incident to the police right away.”

Kent Police are urging anyone with information to come forward and assist with their investigation. They can be contacted at 01622 604100, quoting reference 46/105373/24. Alternatively, information can be reported anonymously through Crimestoppers at 0800 555111 or through their online form. Let’s work together to bring these suspects to justice and ensure the safety of our community.

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