Arrests after five-hour stand off in Eastbourne
Two men have been arrested after a five-hour stand-off with Sussex Police following reports that a man was being held against his will.
Police set up a cordon around the flat in Hazelwood Avenue, Eastbourne, at about 19:00 GMT on Monday.
Following negotiations with the two men they left the property at 00:15.
A 38-year-old man was detained on suspicion of false imprisonment. A 52-year-old was arrested for wasting police time.
Both men remain in police custody.
Police said no firearms had been involved and no evacuation of neighbouring houses had been necessary.