The Olympic Flame leaves Kent

The torch will leave the Meridian region as it heads through Kent and Surrey today on its way to London 2012. The flame leaves Maidstone this morning, with hundreds of people expected to line the route to Guildford.

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A journey from Maidstone to Sevenoaks

The last leg of the Olympic Torch relay through Kent was disrupted this morning when someone in the crowd apparently tried to grab it as it passed by. Police say a man has been arrested. David Johns reports on the torch's journey from Maidstone to Sevenoaks.

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