Published: 22:18, 31 July 2021
| Updated: 22:20, 31 July 2021
Armed officers and the police helicopter were called after a man was reportedly seen holding a weapon.
Firearms teams descended on Church Road in Murston, Sittingbourne after the alarm was raised just after 8pm.
A police spokesman said: "Armed officers attended and carried out a thorough search of the area with assistance from a National Police Air Service helicopter.
"Nobody fitting the man’s description was located and no further reports were received."
A witness reported seeing a police firearms unit preparing equipment in Sittingbourne, before turning on their blue lights and rushing to the scene along with a patrol car.
The helicopter was also spotted circling overhead.