Published: 16:41, 01 October 2020
| Updated: 16:43, 01 October 2020
A woman has been arrested after armed police stormed a suspected brothel.
Police closed off the Longport area of Canterbury for several hours yesterday, following a report of concerns for a woman in the property.
Watch: Armed officers in Longport, Canterbury
Police have now confirmed a woman in her 50s has been arrested on suspicion of immigration offences following the operation. Her case been referred to Immigration Enforcement.
KentOnline understands officers are investigating a report that the address may have been used as a brothel.
Ivy Lane, Love Lane and Longport were among roads sealed off.
One eyewitness said there were about 12 armed officers in attendance, and officers were seen with weapons trained towards a building.
Students at the nearby Canterbury College were initially advised to stay on the campus as a precautionary measure while the nature of the incident was established.