Police cordon off green at Newington after report of man with a knife

Police were called to the green off Auckland Avenue

Police enquiries are taking place after officers received a report of a man with a knife near a children’s play area in Newington yesterday (September 11).

Officers were called just after 6pm to the green close to Newington Community Centre. Part of the area was cordoned off while enquiries were carried out.

A Kent Police spokesman said: “Kent Police was called at 6.08pm on Tuesday 11 September to reports that a man had been seen with a suspected knife on Auckland Avenue, Ramsgate. No threats were reported.

“Officers attended and conducted a search of area. No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.”