Police called to Bexhill College over ‘gun’ incident

Police news
Police news

Police were called to Bexhill College on Monday afternoon (November 28) following reports that man had been seen with a gun.

Students had seen someone raise his jumper to reveal the handle of what was believed to be a gun in his waistband. The suspect was found in De La Warr Road and after a short pursuit, a 16-year-old from Hastings was arrested and charged with possessing an imitation firearm in a public place and resisting a constable in the execution of their duty.

The teenager, who is not a student, has been bailed to appear before Hastings Youth Court on December 13.

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