Littlehampton incident: Search for man with suspected weapon leads to an arrest
Police hunting for a man on a bicycle in possession of a suspected weapon in Littlehampton have made an arrest.
Armed officers and a police helicopter were searching for the man last Wednesday night.
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The following day, Sussex Police confirmed they had identified a suspect, who would be interviewed in relation to the matter.
A spokesman for the force said this weeK: “A 39-year-old man from Littlehampton was arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.
“He has been released under investigation, pending further enquiries.”