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Armed police close street in Herne Bay

May 12, 2018 6:58 AM
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Armed police close street in Herne Bay

Armed police closed off a road in a town centre last night after a man was reported to be carrying an air rifle through the streets.

Images show officers in Richmond Street in Herne Bay after they were called at 10.26pm last night.

A man is believed to have carried an air rifle walking through the High Street, although no weapon was discharged.

Police arrested a 46-year-old man from Whitstable on suspicion of possessing a loaded air rifle in public.

In a separate incident also on Richmond Street, an officer on patrol was stopped at 9.52pm by a man who reported he had been assaulted by a group of youths.

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Source: kentonline.co.uk

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