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BREAKING: Armed police called to village near Maidstone

Sunday 3rd May 2020

Eight people have been arrested after a disturbance in Otham.

A large number of people were reported to have become involved in a verbal and physical altercation in White Horse Lane shortly before midnight on Saturday, May 2 2020. Witnesses also reported seeing a possible weapon.  

Upon arrival, officers arrested six men and two women on suspicion of affray and were taken into custody as enquiries continue.

No serious injuries have been reported and no weapons were found.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious. Anyone with information is asked to call Kent Police on 01622 604100 quoting 46/75100/20.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or by using the anonymous online form at