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Armed police called to Foord Road South in Folkestone

Armed police were called to a house in Folkestone following reports a firearm had been seen in the property.

Foord Road South was closed during the operation, which happened at around 5.40pm.

A police spokesman said: "No threats were reported.

Armed police at the scene. Picture: @Kent_999s.
Armed police at the scene. Picture: @Kent_999s.

"As a precaution, firearms officers attended and the road was temporarily closed while officers dealt with the incident. No arrests were made.

"A gas-powered weapon has been recovered from the property and enquiries are ongoing into the matter."

No other details were available.

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