Man arrested during armed police raid at Trove Court is bailed

Officers by Trove Court Photo Stefan Costen

A man arrested during an armed police raid at Trove Court flats in Ramsgate on Wednesday (August 15) has been released on bail.

Officers, armed police and a dog unit attended Trove Court tower block in Newcastle Hill at 9pm and arrested a man in connection with an earlier report of a person seen with a weapon  and verbally threatening another man in Newington.

Officers at Trove Court

The earlier report at 11,53am resulted in armed teams entering a house in Newington and surrounding a property in King Street, near to the Deal Cutter pub.

Several cars and the dog unit were in Princess Margaret Avenue at the Spar shop end. St Johns Crescent in Newington was blocked off with a witness reporting police shouting an alert of their presence at a nearby property.

Photo Kirsty Dixon

Armed officers attended King Street at around 2pm. Police say both incidents were part of the same investigation.

Photo Michael Leverett

The man arrested at Trove Court was released on bail until September 4 pending further enquiries.

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