Two people have been arrested after a young man was threatened with a ‘gun’ in Eastbourne.
Sussex Police said a 17-year-old boy accompanied by a friend met with a couple of acquaintances at about 5pm in Terminus Road on Wednesday (November 21).
They engaged in conversation and the victim was threatened with what he believed to be a gun, police said.
He ran away and into a betting shop on Langney Road.
Two people have been arrested following the incident.
Police say they are a 20-year-old man on suspicious of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and threats to kill and a 17-year-old on suspicion of threats to kill.
Both have been bailed until December 19.
A spokesperson for Sussex Police said investigations continue.