COUNTY NEWS: Armed stand-off between man and police

Armed police have been sent to the scene. Picture by Eddie Mitchell
Armed police have been sent to the scene. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

Residents in a street in a Sussex town have been evacuated amid a stand-off between police and a man.

The incident started this evening (Saturday, September 16) in Rustington.

According to a witness armed police have been drafted to the Artex Avenue, as well as a negotiator to liaise between the man and police.

The witness added that the man is believed to be armed with a machete.

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