Armed police have attended St John’s Avenue and Auckland Avenue in Ramsgate following a report of ‘several’ people armed with knives.
The police plane was also called to assist, circling above Newington and surrounding areas for a prolonged period this evening (September 19).
Four people have been arrested and police remain in the area.
A Kent Police spokesperson said: “Kent Police was called to reports of a disturbance in Newington Road, Ramsgate, at around 6.40pm.
“Armed officers attended following a report that several individuals had been seen with bladed weapons. The area was searched, with the assistance of the National Police Air Service.
“No injuries were reported however four people have been arrested and officers remain in the area where they are carrying out enquiries.”
Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has information that could assist officers is asked to call Kent Police on 01634 792209 quoting 19-0929. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website.