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CCTV released of machete raider
Published:  31 January, 2013

Police investigating a robbery at a BP garage in Hythe, Kent, have released images of a man they want to speak to.

A man entered the garage at Military Road at 9.40pm on Tuesday, January 15, and pulled out a machete from his jeans. He waved it in front of staff and demanded they put tobacco in his bag.

He left with hundreds of pounds of cigarettes and a small amount of cash.

The suspect is described as white, of slim build and 6ft 2in tall. He was wearing distinctive blue jeans and was travelling in a dark blue BMW 3 series two-door coupe. Two other people were seen inside the car.

Police would like to hear from anyone who knows the identity of the man in the image.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Graham Wilkinson on 101 quoting ref: ZY/1530/13

To see the CCTV images click here.