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Emergency services and armed police were called to Athelstan Road, Cliftonville after reports a man was brandishing a sword

05 July 2014
by KentOnline reporter

Armed police were called to an area of Margate after reports of a man brandishing a sword.

Armed officers, police and ambulance crews were on the scene at Athelstan Road, Cliftonville, at 1.50pm on Saturday. 

The man then injured himself trying to climb in a window of a property in Northdown Road, Cliftonville. 

The scene in Cliftonville. Picture @zoetheminx via @Kent999s

The scene in Cliftonville. Picture @zoetheminx via @Kent999s

 

Initial reports had suggested it was a stabbing incident.

The man was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon and taken to hospital. His injuries are not thought to be serious.

 

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