Published: 17:57, 04 December 2019
| Updated: 18:04, 04 December 2019
A BB gun has been found in a town centre.
It comes after a 'disturbance' sparked a heavy police presence in Ashford this afternoon - which later led to a man being arrested.
Around 10 officers, two police cars and a police dog were spotted in Gilbert Road, off New Street.
One witness, who did not want to be named, said: "I was passing by just after the police arrived.
"I saw an officer chase one lad and I saw a black pistol on the floor more or less outside the wedding dress shop. The pistol had a silencer on it."
It is not known if the BB gun is linked to the arrest, but police say it will form part of their inquires.
A police spokeswoman said: "We were called to New Street, Ashford at 1.05pm following a report of a disturbance.
"A BB Gun was found discarded and this will form part of the inquiries."
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