Kent

Tonbridge armed police operation: Man arrested

Armed police in Tonbridge
Image caption Police closed Hunt Road in Tonbridge

A man has been arrested after armed police surrounded a house in Kent as part of an investigation into a burglary in the Sevenoaks area.

Kent Police said the man was held in connection with a burglary at a house in the early hours of Tuesday.

Hunt Road, in Tonbridge, remained closed in both directions between Whistler Road and Knight Road while further inquiries were carried out.

A spokesman said there was no cause for public alarm.

The house is near Woodlands primary but police said local schools were not affected.

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