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Armed officers storm Albert Road, Folkestone

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Armed officers, a helicopter and a police dog were called to a residential street in Folkestone.

Several police cars pulled up along Albert Road and residents reported hearing the police helicopter circling for around an hour.

Armed officers at the scene. Credit: Lewis Choules

Kent Police was called at 5pm to an allegation that a person who may have been carrying a weapon entered an address on the street.

Officers attended, assisted by a firearms unit and carried out a search of the property.

A police dog could be heard barking while officers carried out investigations.

No weapons were found and no arrests were made but enquiries are ongoing.

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