Armed police patrol Churchill Square in Brighton

Armed police in Churchill Square, Brighton, today
Armed police in Churchill Square, Brighton, today

Armed police were seen patrolling Brighton city centre this afternoon (January 20).

The officers, photographed in Churchill Square shopping centre, were performing an ‘armed reassurance’ patrol and talking to members of the public.

Photographer Eddie Mitchell said on Twitter: “Lovely to see Police officers out and about engaging with the public on a busy Sunday in Brighton, the threat is always there sadly.”

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Armed police in Churchill Square, photo by Eddie Mitchell

Armed police in Churchill Square, photo by Eddie Mitchell