Published: 15:00, 07 February 2018
| Updated: 15:03, 07 February 2018
A man has been arrested after armed police descended on Ramsgate High Street.
Firearms officers were called to the town centre at lunchtime after an attempted robbery on a shop.
A member of staff is said to have been attacked.
A police spokesman said: "A man has been arrested by armed police officers following a report of an attempted robbery in High Street, Ramsgate at 1.35pm.
"It is reported that two men assaulted a member of staff at a shop before making off. Enquiries are ongoing."
The International convenience store was sealed off while officers dealt with the incident.
The police helicopter was also seen hovering overhead.
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