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.