Maidstone town centre gun alert sparks armed police swoop
by Anna White
Armed police swooped on a town centre where a man was reportedly
carrying a gun.
Kent Police officers arrived in Union Street, Maidstone, at
around 6pm yesterday.
Joel Mason, 22 and from nearby Wheeler Street, was
He was later charged with possessing an
imitation firearm with intent to cause fear or violence.
Mason was due to appear before Maidstone magistrates
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