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Armed police hunting for teenage robber in Golden Green

A teenage robber is being hunted by armed police after he threatened two others with a weapon.

Officers with guns were called to the Golden Green area of Tonbridge shortly before 5pm.

It is understood a teenage boy threatened two others with an unknown weapon and one had his watch stolen.

Armed police. Stock picture
Armed police. Stock picture

Neither victims were seriously injured and the suspect and victims are believed to be known to each other.

Steve Knight, spokesman for Kent Police said: "Officers supported by armed patrols attended the scene and are carrying out inquiries to locate the person responsible.

"There have been no arrests."

Witnesses reported seeing at least four cars and armed officers at nearby at Tonbridge Railway Station.

One witness said he saw other vehicles in River Lawn Road near to Slade School.

Services through the station were running as normal, as spokesman for Southeastern said.

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