Armed police cordoned off an area around a Margate towerblock today (November 29) after reports of a man with a weapon.
Offiicers were called to Invicta House in Millmead Road at 2pm.
A Kent Police spokesman said: “Kent Police was called to a report of a man making threats with a weapon in Millmead Road, Margate at 2pm,
“Armed officers attended the scene where a 30-year-old man from Margate was arrested on suspicion of affray, threats to kill and possession of an offensive weapon.
“There were no reported injuries, a sword was seized by police and the man remains in custody whilst enquiries continue.”