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Man charged after eight-hour machete stand-off with police on Buckland Estate in Dover

By KentOnline reporter

A 41-year-old is due in court today charged with breach of the peace after a man was caught up in an eight-hour stand-off with police in Dover.

Emile Sart, 41, of Nelson Terrace, Dover, is due before Medway Magistrates later today.

It comes after a stand-off in the same road on Wednesday.

A police negotiator was called to talk to the man. Picture: Tony Flashman

The man was said to have locked himself in a house after allegedly being seen in the street with the weapon.

Several police vans, patrol cars and dog units were seen in the Melbourne Avenue area.

Police have been guarding the property for much of the day. Picture: Tony Flashman

An area was taped off and witnesses said a man had locked himself inside a property.

The incident finally ended when police forced their way into the home and arrested a man.

Police on an estate in Dover in a stand-off with a man

No-one was injured in the stand-off.

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