Man arrested after Eastbourne armed robbery

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Police investigating an armed robbery in Eastbourne have arrested a suspect in the town today (April 6).

Police say that at about 7.40pm on Tuesday (April 5), a man in possession of what is believed to be a firearm walked in to the Ladbrokes in Carlisle Road and demanded money.

He is thought to have escaped with more than £1,000 in cash.

A 30-year-old man from Eastbourne has since been arrested in connection with the incident.

He has been remanded in custody pending further enquiries.

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