Kent

Arrests after 100-year-old Kent war veteran' medal theft

Leslie Stelfox Image copyright BBC news grab
Image caption Leslie Stelfox said he had wanted to pass the medals on to his nephews

Three men have been arrested after war medals belonging to a 100-year-old man were stolen from his home in Kent.

Leslie Stelfox discovered the theft of the medals, together with up to £400 in cash when he returned to his home in Sittingbourne on Tuesday.

Some of the medals in his collection had been passed down by his father.

Three men from the Sittingbourne area, aged 37, 33 and 32 have been arrested on suspicion of burglary.

Some medals have been recovered, a Kent Police spokesman said.

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