Eastbourne kidnap arrest after man dragged into van

A 37-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of kidnap following reports a man was dragged into a van against his will in Eastbourne.

Police said they had not identified the alleged victim, who was seen being grabbed in Jevington Gardens at 14:50 BST on Tuesday.

A man was arrested at 12:10 BST on Wednesday and a van seized.

Det Insp Richard Bates said his priority was to ensure the alleged kidnap victim was safe and well.

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