Armed police have attended the Lucerne Drive housing estate in Seasalter today after reports that a man with a gun was seen in the area.
They received the call at 12.24pm when a man with a weapon was reportedly spotted in a car in Church Lane off the Old Thanet Way.
A firearms team arrived two hours later.
It is not yet clear what the incident involves, but police have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.
You can call Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 24-0516. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.