Bomb disposal units were called to a building site off of King’s Drive in Eastbourne, after an ‘old’ item was unearthed.
Sussex Police did not say what the item was, but a spokeswoman said the force was called just before 9am this morning after an item was found at the building site.
Police called in bomb disposal units from Folkestone at 9.40am.
The building site is just off of the Rodmill roundabout, near the Eastbourne DGH.
More to follow.