Police incident at Eastbourne Railway Station

Police cars seen at Eastbourne Railway Station last night (Thursday) were responding to reports of a ‘disturbance’ on a platform, Sussex Police has revealed.

Friday, 24th May 2019, 9:03 am

Up to six police vehicle were reportedly seen outside the station between 9.15 and 10.15pm. 

Providing information on the incident, a Sussex Police spokesman said: “We received reports of a disturbance on one of the train platforms at around 9.15pm. 

“It turned out to be a mental health episode with a person running around screaming on the platform.”

Eastbourne Railway Station. Photo by Mark Dimmock

British Transport Police has also been approached for comment.