Sussex

Two Sussex men charged over Eastbourne pistol incident

Two Eastbourne men have been charged over a fight in which a suspected imitation firearm was discharged.

The 42-year-old and 46-year-old are due at Eastbourne Magistrates' Court later, charged with possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear.

Sussex Police were called to Ashington Road Eastbourne, at 23:30 GMT on Wednesday to reports of a fight.

A man and three women who were arrested on suspicion of affray have been bailed until 6 February.

Sussex Police said a weapon, believed to be a blank-firing starter pistol, had been recovered.

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