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Multiple arrests after armed police incident in Chichester

Armed police responded to a reported sighting of a gunman in Chichester yesterday morning (Tuesday 8th June)

According to Sussex Police, officers were alerted at 6.45am after a man was 'seen with a gun' on the roof of flats in Millfield Close.

A spokesperson said: "Three men aged 25, 27 and 30 were arrested by armed officers a short while later on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear, and are currently in custody for interview and further enquiries.

"An air rifle has been seized for examination."

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