Man holds Armed police to ransom with loaded crossbow in Gravesend

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Officers from Kent Police including armed police, have surrounded a property in Kemsley Close off Mulberry Road in Gravesend.

Officers and HART  paramedics a police helicopter and dog units were called just after 10pm on Thursday evening.


A man’s remains holed up insides property  ‘armed with a weapon’,  Neighbours have made claim that the weapon is a loaded crossbow. It’s understood the man has two other loaded weapons within the property.

A large police cordon is in place.

Counter terrorist fire arms officers have also been sent   to the incident