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Armed police spotted at Sittingbourne railway station

By Poppy Jeffery

Armed police were spotted at Sittingbourne railway station after reports of a man with a gun.

Five policemen carrying firearms were seen at the station in St Michael's Road yesterday evening.

They received a call at 6.40pm saying a man was believed to be holding a gun in nearby Roman Square.

Police at the station. Picture Facebook.

Police at the station. Picture: Facebook.

Police looked for the man and found him at the railway station, where they searched him at 7.18pm.

No firearm was found and a police spokesman said: "There is no evidence that any offences have taken place."

No train services were disrupted.

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