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ARMED POLICE: Man 'seen with knife on roof' in village near Maidstone

Friday 7th May 2021

ARMED police have cordoned off part of Kingswood this morning after a man was seen with a knife on a roof.

Emergency services were called at around 1am this morning to an address in Pitt Road.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service confirmed one fire engine attended the scene.

A Kent Police spokesman said: "It is reported a person linked to the disturbance was in possession of a knife and was on a roof of a property.

"They came down from the roof at around 2.10am and were taken to hospital."