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Armed police called to Canterbury housing estate after two men reported seen with a gun

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Part of a city housing estate was sealed off on Wednesday afternoon after reports that two men had been seen with a gun.

Armed officers were called to an area of Tennyson Avenue off Sturry Road shortly after 1pm and arrested a 26-year-old man for possession of a prohibited weapon.

Police were also searched two houses and were still at the scene as children began being collected from and arriving home from school.

More details and pictures to follow.

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