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Armed Police called after a report was received that a woman was being held captive at a property in Canterbury

armed police called after a report was received that a woman was being held captive at a property in canterbury
armed police called after a report was received that a woman was being held captive at a property in canterbury

Armed officers have been sent to Canterbury this morning after Police were called around 11:15am to a report involving concern for a woman in a property at Longport. The incident, involving a Police helicopter observing the scene from above.

 

Officers were called after a report was received that a woman was being held captive at a property in Monastery Street next to the Royal Inn Chinese restaurant.

 

Students at Canterbury College were told  to stay on the campus  while the nature of the incident was established.

A Kent Police spokesman said officers were called at 11.15am to a report of concern for a woman in a property in Longport.

“Officers, including armed officers and a police helicopter, attended the area due to concern that there may be a weapon present.

“A woman was safely located and officers remain at the scene making enquiries. No weapons have been located at this time.”

No arrests have been made.