Armed officers and police helicopter searching for man in Littlehampton

Police are searching for a man after reports of a cyclist was in possession of a weapon.

At 9.50pm, Arun Police said via social media: “Officers are currently searching for a man in Littlehampton, assisted by the National Police Air Service helicopter.

“It follows a report of a man on a bicycle in possession of a suspected weapon earlier this evening.

Eyewitnesses on social media said firearms units and the police helicopter have been in the area for the past hour and a half.

This is a breaking story. We will bring you more as we get it. 


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