Armed police attend report of man seen with weapon in Cliftonville

Armed officers in Northdown Road

Armed officers were deployed to Cliftonville today (July 12) following a report of a man seen with a weapon.

Kent Police was called to Ethelbert Crescent at around 2pm. Armed officers attended the area but no one matching the description was found.

The armed team continued enquiries in Northdown Road at around 4.40pm. Officers set up a parameter with the armed response team, although traffic was able to pass.

However, no weapon was recovered and no offences were disclosed.


  1. I was only flicking a couple of elastic bands, next thing I know, armed response.
    Didn’t find me though.

      • Pratt.

        It’s so strange when you look at other news websites, lots of people having a joke. Yet the level of intelligence on here, is so low that people don’t understand.

        Better go and grab your copy of that top newspaper the Sun.

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