Published: 10:03, 27 July 2019
| Updated: 13:34, 27 July 2019
Firearms officers swooped on a village after a man was reported seen with a weapon.
The suspect was arrested.
A photograph of the scene shows a man in handcuffs being taken away by police.
This happened at 3.15pm yesterday at Chequer Lane, Ash.
A Police spokesman said: "Kent Police were calledto a report a man had been seen in possession of a suspected weapon at a property in Chequer Lane.
"Officers, including firearms officers, attended and arrested a man in connection with the incident."
Police say that the suspect remains in custodywhile enquiries are ongoing.
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