Armed Police and Dog unit called to incident in Dover

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Armed officers from Kent  police and  a dog unit  have been scrambled to an address in Dover this evening.

Pic Michael Hamilton

Armed police are currently outside a property near the railway bridge. Two marked units and a unmarked BMW X5 have thrown the street into lockdown.

An armed officer has been seen  with  torch  that has been shone at the window of number 36 in the road.

A Police helicopter remains hovering above giving commanders an overview on the ongoing incident.


A neighbour captured officers lighting up the property with a torch.


Kent Police have been approached for comment 

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