COUNTY NEWS: Armed stand-off between man and police

Residents in a street in a Sussex town have been evacuated amid a stand-off between police and a man.

Saturday, 16th September 2017, 8:30 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 4:23 am
Armed police have been sent to the scene. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

The incident started this evening (Saturday, September 16) in Rustington.

According to a witness armed police have been drafted to the Artex Avenue, as well as a negotiator to liaise between the man and police.

The witness added that the man is believed to be armed with a machete.

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