Home   Folkestone   News   Article

Man charged after armed police called to Cheriton Road, Folkestone

A man has been charged following a 'shooting' in Folkestone.

Armed police rushed to Cheriton Road, near to the recently re-opened Morrisons superstore, yesterday at 10.30am after a man was seen carrying a weapon.

Armed police were called to Folkestone following the incident. Stock picture
Armed police were called to Folkestone following the incident. Stock picture

Shots were reportedly fired and a car was damaged, with 'two indents' left in its bodywork.

The driver of the car was taken to hospital suffering with shock.

Shortly after, a man was arrested in nearby Taylor Road by armed police, and a BB gun and two knives were seized by officers.

The man was taken into custody.

Now, Stuart Regan, 39, of Cheriton Road, Folkestone has been charged with possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, possession of a bladed article and criminal damage.

The incident happened in Cheriton Road, Folkestone, near Morrisons. Picture: Paul Amos
The incident happened in Cheriton Road, Folkestone, near Morrisons. Picture: Paul Amos

He is due to appear at Medway Magistrates Court today.

Read more: All the latest news from Folkestone

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


More by this author


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