Kent Police officers arrested a man in Sheldwich Close, Ashford on the afternoon of Wednesday 21 February 2024, as part of an ongoing investigation.

He has since been charged with two counts of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence. The 27-year-old, from Ashford, is due to appear before Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 22 February.

The charges relate to an incident in which two people known to the suspect were allegedly threatened at an address in the town on Sunday 18 February.

By Ed

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