Police called to '˜fighting' on Eastbourne pier

Police were called to Eastbourne pier after reports of '˜fighting' this afternoon (Tuesday).

Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 4:45 pm
Updated Wednesday, 10th May 2017, 5:22 pm
Police on scene at the pier today SUS-170905-163931001

Officers arrived at the scene around 2.15pm, but found the reported group of ‘street drinkers’ were not fighting – according to police.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said, “We responded to a report of a group of street drinkers fighting near Eastbourne Pier.

“When we arrived at the scene the group were not fighting and they were moved on.”

Photo by Paul Alliston.