Man stopped following reports of gunman in Chichester

A man has been stopped following reports of a gunman in the city this afternoon (Friday, May 28).

Friday, 28th May 2021, 4:47 pm
Updated Friday, 28th May 2021, 4:48 pm
Armed Police moments before apprehending a man

Armed police were seen running to a man at the corner of Priory Road and New Park Lane at about 4pm.

Sussex Police officers were also seen preparing to enter a building along Lower Walls Walk. One officer was seen carrying a battering ram.

About six police cars were at the scene and dozens of officers.

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Police cars in Priory Road