Man arrested after police stand-off in Eastbourne

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Armed police in Redoubt Road, EastbourneImage source, Dan Jessup
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Specialist teams were called to Redoubt Road in Eastbourne

A man has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill following a three hour stand-off with police.

Armed officers and specialist negotiators from Sussex Police were called to Redoubt Road, Eastbourne, at about 19:30 GMT on Saturday.

A 34-year-old man had been inside a property on the street during the stand-off which ended at 22:30, the force said.

The arrested man is in police custody for questioning.

Image source, Dan Jessup
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Paramedics were on stand-by at the scene

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