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Police reveal why Armed Police and a helicopter were at an address in Dover

armed police and dog unit called to incident in dover
armed police and dog unit called to incident in dover

Armed officers from Kent  police and  a dog unit  have been scrambled to an address in Dover this evening.

Pic Michael Hamilton

Armed police are currently outside a property near the railway bridge. Two marked units and a unmarked BMW X5 have thrown the street into lockdown.

An armed officer has been seen  with  torch  that has been shone at the window of number 36 in the road.

A Police helicopter remains hovering above giving commanders an overview on the ongoing incident.

 

A neighbour captured officers lighting up the property with a torch.

 

A spokesperson for Kent Police said :Police officers were called at 6.53pm on 31 July 2020 after a woman reported being verbally threatened by a man, known to her, in Tower Hamlets Road, Dover. Officers, including firearms officers, attended to carry out a search of the area. The police helicopter also assisted. Enquiries to locate the man are ongoing.