Arrest After Armed Police In Tunbridge Wells

Specialist officers have arrested a man who barricaded himself into a flat in Tunbridge Wells.

At around 11.30pm on Monday night a someone reported a disturbance at a flat in Crescent Road. 

Police negotiators spent 18 hours speaking with a man on his own in a flat and a number of specialist police teams, including armed officers, are there as well.

A small number of residents had to be moved out of nearby premises and eyewitnesses told Heart there was furniture from the shop below the flat strewn all over the road.

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