Armed officers on scene at Ramsgate towerblock after report of man with axe

Officers at the scene of Kennedy House Photo Vicky Louise

Some seven police vehicles and armed officers were called to Kennedy House in Ramsgate today after a report of a man with an axe trying to get into a property .

Officers were seen at the Newcastle Hill towerblock today (September 18) just after 10.30am.

A man  has been arrested following  the disturbance.

Photo Kay Hunt

A Kent Police spokesman said: “Armed officers were called to the scene where a man was reportedly trying to get into a property with an axe.

“The 28-year old from Ramsgate was detained by officers and remains in police custody.

Photo David Read

“There were no reported injuries and enquiries into the circumstances of the incident are ongoing.

Photos Tina Benson