Kent Police officers have charged a man with carrying an air rifle in a public place in Faversham.
Armed police were called to the Abbey Fields area on Saturday (17th February) following reports of a man seen with a weapon.
An extensive search of the area was carried out with the aid of the NPAS police helicopter.
Further enquires led to the seizure of an air rifle and the arrest and charging of Daniel Powell, aged 35 and from St Johns Avenue here in Sittingbourne.
He has been released on bail to appear before Maidstone Magistrates Court on Friday 16th March.