Armed police called to incident at Birling Gap

Armed police were on scene at in incident at Birling Gap this morning (November 29).

Thursday, 29th November 2018, 9:32 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 2:51 am

Around three people were seen being placed in handcuffs by armed officers.

According to Sussex Police, three men who were in a car parked at the beauty spot were arrested by firearms officers at 8am on suspicion of being in possession of offensive weapons.

The men aged 36, 20 and 21 all from Croydon, are currently in custody.

Armed police at Birling Gap this morning, photo by Raymond Hughes

The 36-year-old was also arrested on suspicion of failing to appear at court.

Photo by Raymond Hughes