Arrest after gun scare at Brighton Royal Mail delivery office

North Road was closed this morning
North Road was closed this morning

Police were called to the Royal Mail delivery office in Brighton to reports a man had a gun.

Sussex Police sealed off North Road this morning (May 26), after a call came in at 10.45am that a man had 'attended Brighton Royal Mail delivery office with what was believed could be a gun'.

Police were called to the Royal Mail delivery office in Brighton

Police were called to the Royal Mail delivery office in Brighton

Officers said they located the man's car which was parked in North Road, and closed the road as precaution while they searched it.

One man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm, according to police.

The road reopened at 12.10pm.

North Road was sealed off by police

North Road was sealed off by police