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Two arrested after people report seeing a firearm in Liverymen Walk in Greenhithe

By Messenger Reporter

Two men have been arrested after people spotted what they thought was a firearm.

Witnesses reported seeing several police cars in and around Palladian Circus, Greenhithe, earlier today.

Police officers arrested the men in Ingress Park

Officers were also seen in Vaughan Close and one person said they had seen a white Range Rover taken away.

A Kent Police spokesman said: “Kent Police received a report of what was believed to be a firearm seen in Liverymen Walk in Greenhithe at 12.15pm on Friday 31 March.

“Officers attended the scene and a gas-powered weapon was recovered from a vehicle.

“A 44-year-old man from Sidcup and a 22-year old man from Sidcup were arrested on suspicion of possessing an imitation firearm.

“They currently remain in police custody while inquiries are ongoing.”

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