Home   Faversham   News   Article

Faversham man Christopher Smith due at Medway Magistrates' Court after four-hour armed police siege

By Gerry Warren

A Faversham man is set to appear in court after a dramatic four-hour armed police siege.

Christopher Smith, of Larksfield Road, is due at Medway Magistrates' Court today charged with criminal damage and affray.

The 50-year-old, who will appear in custody via videolink, was arrested by police at a council estate on Saturday afternoon.

Armed police are involved in the incident.

Armed officers cordoned off Larksfield Road after reports a man was holed up in one of the houses and was refusing to leave.

They were responding to reports of a "disturbance" inside the property.

Negotiators spent more than four hours talking to the man from about 12.55pm.

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More