In a separate incident officers were called to a property in Ramsgate, Kent.
Armed police were called to Abbot’s Hill and were seen surrounding a man lying on the ground.
A spokesman for Kent Police said: ”Kent Police was called to a report of a disturbance at a private address in Abbots Hill, Ramsgate at 8.23am.
“Firearms officers attended the scene.
“A 30-year-old man from Ramsgate was arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm. He remains in custody.”
Police are not looking for anyone else connected to the incident and enquiries are ongoing.
The terrifying incidents came after the attempted abduction of a serviceman in Norfolk.