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Firearms arrest in Snodland after stop check of car in Edward Close

By Natalie Tipping

A stop check of a suspicious car led to the arrest of a man on firearms offences.

Plain clothes officers were on patrol in Snodland yesterday when they approached a Ford Focus which had parked in Edward Close.

Checks showed the driver was wanted in connection with a previous reported incident of possessing an imitation firearm.

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This was alleged to have happened in the same area on Tuesday, November 28.

When officers searched a nearby property they then recovered what was believed to be live ammunition in a container inside.

The 27-year-old from Snodland was arrested on suspicion of possessing an imitation firearm and for possessing prohibited ammunition.

He was later released, pending further investigation.

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