Two men have been arrested after police were called to reports of a man with a firearm in Brighton last night, a spokesman said.
Police officers responded to reports of a man in possession of a firearm in London Road, Brighton, at around 8.30pm yesterday (Thursday, July 4).
An area search was conducted and two men were arrested nearby.
A 31-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear or violence, police said.
A 25-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm in a public place, confirmed police.
Both remain in custody and enquiries are ongoing.
Police said: "Anyone who has information is asked to report online or call 101 quoting 1552 of 04/07."
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