Armed Police Officers respond to incident in Bognor Regis

Sussex Police have confirmed that armed police officers are currently dealing with an incident in Bognor Regis this morning (12th March) and have "containment of the scene".

A police spokesperson says that officers are responding to an incident in Maple Gardens, Bognor Regis.

A tweet was made by Arun Police earlier which said that "Negotiations for the arrest of a man are ongoing, and due to reported threats, armed officers have containment of the scene"

Police have reassured the public that there is no known risk to the wider community at this time.


Arun Police posted a message on their social media account at 1:21pm to confirm that the earlier incident in Maple Gardens, Bognor Regis, has since been safely resolved. A man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is in custody.



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