Man arrested following armed police and dog unit attendance at incident in Ramsgate

The road was shut while police dealt with the incident

A 51-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article following an incident in Ramsgate attended by armed police and dog units today (October 7).

Kent Police was called to Clements Road, shortly before 11am following a report that a man in possession of a bladed weapon was behaving erratically in a property. The police helicopter was also called in and scoured the area.

Police at the scene Photo Claire Bellamy

Officers surrounded a residential block and both motorists and pedestrians were not able to enter or leave the road.

A Kent Police spokesperson said: “Officers attended the scene and a 51-year-old man was later arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article. No injuries were reported.

“Officers would like to thank local residents for their cooperation during the response to the incident.”

Armed police and dog unit in Clements Road, Ramsgate


  1. are we in ramsgate or the usa , i sometimes wonder? – armed police in the street helicoptor back up . its getting more like a tv series living in this area

  2. Over 50. As usual. I blame parenting and social norms back then. That generation is a nuisance to be honest.

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