Hove road closed as police talk to ‘distressed’ woman on balcony

Clarendon Road, Hove (Photograph: Google Maps)
Clarendon Road, Hove (Photograph: Google Maps)

Officers are talking to a ‘distressed’ woman who is ‘sitting dangling her legs from the balcony’ of a top floor flat in Hove, Sussex Police has said.

Police have closed Clarendon Road this morning (May 3) while they deal with the incident.

A police spokesman said: “The alarm was raised at 11.12am on Wednesday (May 3) when the woman was spotted at the block of flats in Clarendon Road. She has been screaming and shouting and has refused to answer the door to the flat.”