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UPDATED: Armed Police and Helicopter called to Margate after man spotted with a Weapon

armed police and helicopter called to margate after men spotted with guns
armed police and helicopter called to margate after men spotted with guns

An armed operation involving officers from Kent Police and a helicopter from the National air support have been called into action following reports of  a man with a guns this evening.

Armed officers were scrambled to Clifton Gardens in the town just after 8pm on Wednesday evening.

 

Two Authorised Firearms Officers could be seen with a weapons looking for the man.

He was detained by officers a short time later

 

 

A spokesman for Kent Police Officers were  called to Clifton Gardens, Margate at 8.12pm on Wednesday 22 July 2020 following a report that a man had been seen with what was believed to be a weapon.

 

Officers attended and, with the assistance of the police helicopter, located a man who was arrested. Enquiries are ongoing.