Two men arrested in Brighton for having imitation guns

Posted On 05 Jul 2019 at 12:41 pm

Two men have been arrested in Brighton for having imitation guns, Sussex Police said today (Friday 5 July).

The force said: “Sussex Police have arrested two men in Brighton for being in possession of a firearm.

“Officers received reports of a man being in possession of a firearm in London Road, Brighton around 8.30pm on Thursday (4 July).

“An area search was conducted and two men were arrested near by.

“A 31-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear or violence.

“A 25-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm in a public place.

“Both remain in custody and inquiries are ongoing.

“Anyone who has information is asked to report online or call 101 quoting 1552 of 04/07.”

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