Home   Ashford   News   Article

Armed police called to Ashford as man arrested and catapult seized

A man has been arrested and a catapult seized after armed police were called to Ashford.

Officers descended on Monkton Close in Stanhope at midnight following a report of a disturbance involving two groups.

Police were called to Monkton Close, Stanhope
Police were called to Monkton Close, Stanhope

Police say all of the people involved are believed to be known to each other.

A 20-year-old man from the town was arrested in connection with the disturbance and remains in custody.

Just a few hours after being called to Stanhope, armed officers were also seen in School Road, Bethersden, as part of the investigation.

Residents reported seeing police close to the village's primary school at 2.30am.

Anyone who witnessed the incident in Stanhope or has any information is asked to call police on 01843 222289, quoting 46/174645/20.

To get the latest updates in ongoing cases, police appeals and criminals put behind bars, click here

Read more: All the latest news from Ashford

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