Armed officers and police helicopter searching for man in Littlehampton

Police are searching for a man after a report of a cyclist in possession of a suspected weapon.

Wednesday, 30th June 2021, 10:12 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st July 2021, 2:33 pm

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Eyewitnesses said firearms units and the police helicopter have been in the area for the past hour and a half.

At 9.50pm, Arun Police said: “Officers are currently searching for a man in Littlehampton, assisted by the National Police Air Service helicopter.

Picture: Eddie Mitchell SUS-210630-220751001

“It follows a report of a man on a bicycle in possession of a suspected weapon earlier this evening.

“We will endeavour to provide any updates when we can.”

A police helicopter seen in Littlehampton on Wednesday evening (June 30)