Armed police called to incident in Pevensey Bay

Photo by Zara Lyn Woolmer
Photo by Zara Lyn Woolmer

Armed police were called to an incident in Pevensey Bay last night (September 26).

Sussex Police say operators received a call from a man claiming to be in possession of a firearms in Marine Close, in the Beachlands area, at 9.17pm.

Officers attended and negotiated with the man, who was detained and taken to hospital for a welfare check.

An air rifle was found inside a house in the street, said police.

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