Armed police called to Eastbourne incident

Armed police were called to an incident in Eastbourne town centre last night (Monday).

Tuesday, 25th August 2020, 11:29 am
Eastbourne incident SUS-200825-111803001

Sussex Police said officers responded to a report of a man with a firearm at a property in Cavendish Place at 9.45pm.

A spokesperson said, “Officers safely detained the suspect and seized a firearm which is thought to be a BB gun.

“A 52-year-old man was arrested on suspicion on possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear or violence and remains in custody for questioning.


“Anyone with information can report online or call 101, quoting 1491 of 24/08.”

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