Armed police attend ‘gun’ report in Margate

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Armed police officers were called to a Margate property yesterday (September 10) following reports of a man with a weapon.

Kent Police was called at 1.47pm to a report of a disturbance in Arundel Road where a man was reported to have been in possession of a firearm.

Armed officers attended the area but no gun was recovered.

An 18-year-old man and 15-year-old boy from Gravesend and an 18-year-old man and 17-year-old boy from Margate were arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody.

Armed police in Newington Photo Leeroy Nicholson

A second firearms incident took place in Ramsgate on the same day.

Armed officers attended Stirling Way in Newington to another report of a man with a weapon.

A 21-year-old man from Margate was arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of an imitation firearm.