Armed police seal off Hove road after man ‘throws items from window’

Sussex Police has closed a section of Portland Road over concerns for a man who ‘has thrown items from the window’ of a flat this morning (December 7).

Police were called to the Hove address at around 8am after concerns were raised for the man.

The road is closed between Rutland Road and School Road while ‘officers try and speak to him’.

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Armed police and paramedics are at the scene.

Police said the incident is contained within the flat and there is no threat to members of the public.

Police have sealed off Portland Road in Hove

Police have sealed off Portland Road in Hove

However, the public is asked to stay away while officers are on scene.

Police have sealed off Portland Road in Hove

Police have sealed off Portland Road in Hove

Police at Portland Road in Hove

Police at Portland Road in Hove