Police closed off the East Pier in Ramsgate this morning (July 29) in connection with an aggravated burglary last night.
Three men are in custody following the incident at a house in Ramsgate.
Kent Police was called at 11.20pm yesterday to a report that a man was threatened at his home in the Newington Road area and forced to hand over a set of keys.
Officers investigated the incident and at 6am this morning they attended the East Pier and arrested three men on suspicion of burglary following a short chase on foot.
The men, aged 19, 24 and 28, are all from the Ramsgate area and remain in custody while enquiries continue.