Mobile phones stolen from Canterbury stores

Carphone Warehouse CCTV
Image caption CCTV images have been released of three men police want to speak to over the Canterbury thefts

Mobile phones worth £8,000 have been stolen from two stores in a Kent city in separate thefts 40 minutes apart.

Three men are believed to have taken 18 different phones from Carphone Warehouse in Rose Lane, Canterbury just before closing at 18:00 BST on Tuesday.

It is believed the same men took two BlackBerry phones from the Wincheap Carphone Warehouse 40 minutes earlier.

All three men are described as in their mid to late 20s, with local accents. CCTV images have been released.

Police have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.

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