Armed police are at an incident in Margate

Armed police in Margate

Armed police are at an incident in Margate.

These photos show armed officers with dogs in King Street.

Witnesses also report activity at the  Dane Hill junction with Northdown Road.

A Kent Police spokesman said: “Kent Police officers are currently in King Street, Margate, where one man and two women have been arrested on suspicion of drug offences.

“Armed units are also present as a precaution.”

UPDATE: A search of the local area was carried out and a further three people have been arrested.

Armed police were also in Cliftonville on Sunday. Kent Police received a report of a ‘man acting suspiciously’  in Norfolk Road. Armed police responded and an imitation firearm was recovered. One man was detained.