An armed operation involving officers from Kent Police and a helicopter from the National air support have been called into action following reports of a man with a guns this evening.
Armed officers were scrambled to Clifton Gardens in the town just after 8pm on Wednesday evening.
Two Authorised Firearms Officers could be seen with a weapons looking for the man.
He was detained by officers a short time later
A spokesman for Kent Police Officers were called to Clifton Gardens, Margate at 8.12pm on Wednesday 22 July 2020 following a report that a man had been seen with what was believed to be a weapon.
Officers attended and, with the assistance of the police helicopter, located a man who was arrested. Enquiries are ongoing.