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ARMED POLICE INCIDENT: Man, 38, arrested and still in custody 'over weapons'

Friday 25th June 2021

A MAN remains in police custody after an alleged weapons incident near Maidstone yesterday afternoon.
Officers, some armed, swooped on an address at Beech Road, East Malling, at 5pm yesterday.
A man aged 38 was arrested.
A neighbour said he was wearing only a pair of underpants when he was led away.

BREAKING STORY: Armed police outside address near Maidstone

A Kent Police statement said: "Officers supported by armed patrols attended Beech Road, East Malling, shortly after 5pm on Thursday 24 June 2021 following a report that a man had been seen with a weapon inside a private residential address.
"A 38-year-old man was arrested in connection with firearms and criminal damage offences and two air weapons were seized. The suspect remains in custody."

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