Published: 11:02, 21 March 2019
| Updated: 13:24, 21 March 2019
A body has been pulled from a lake this morning following what police have described as "inquiries to locate a missing person".
Rescue teams were deployed to the lakes, along with a helicopter and a search boat.
Police guarding the lakes
Behind a taped off cordon, police have raised a blue tent to cover the body.
One person, who asked to remain anonymous said: "I looked out my window and I could see what looked like a body floating in the water.
"Every one is shocked. It's not something you expect to see every day."
A spokesman from Kent Police said: "Officers are currently at Leybourne Lakes as part of our inquiries to locate a missing person."