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Two men arrested in Brighton for firearms offences

News   •   Jul 05, 2019 11:46 BST

Sussex Police have arrested two men in Brighton for being in possession of a firearm.

Officers received reports of a man being in possession of a firearm in London Road, Brighton around 8.30pm on Thursday (July 4).

An area search was conducted and two men were arrested nearby.

A 31-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear or violence.

A 25-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm in a public place.

Both remain in custody and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone who has information is asked to report online or call 101 quoting 1552 of 04/07.