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Police helicopter scrambled in late-night search in Maidstone

police helicopter scrambled in late night search in maidstone
police helicopter scrambled in late night search in maidstone

A police helicopter was scrambled to carry out a search  in the early hours of Thursday  morning following a request from Kent Police

 

Officers were called to the Park Wood area of Maidstone at around 12.50am on  Thursday morning (November 5th).

Eye-witnesses told how the force helicopter was circling the area for around for about an hour.

One resident said: “The helicopter was over our house and a police car came down from Sutton Road””

Another added: “I saw the helicopter it for ages from my bedroom window. It was circling around then stopped really close.

“It was hovering with a searchlight for 20-odd minutes. It woke me up.”

Police confirmed that they called on the air support  that is   part of an active investigation but was unable to release any further details