Man arrested in St Leonards after gun sightings

A man has been arrested in St Leonards after members of the public reported seeing a person carrying a gun in a street.

A police helicopter and armed police were despatched to London Road following the sightings at about 12:00 GMT.

A PCSO spotted someone matching the description and he was arrested on suspicion of possessing an air weapon.

No threats were made to any members of the public.

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