Armed police called to incident at Birling Gap

Armed police were on scene at in incident at Birling Gap this morning (November 29).

Around three people were seen being placed in handcuffs by armed officers.

Armed police at Birling Gap this morning, photo by Raymond Hughes

Armed police at Birling Gap this morning, photo by Raymond Hughes

According to Sussex Police, three men who were in a car parked at the beauty spot were arrested by firearms officers at 8am on suspicion of being in possession of offensive weapons.

The men aged 36, 20 and 21 all from Croydon, are currently in custody.

The 36-year-old was also arrested on suspicion of failing to appear at court.

Photo by Raymond Hughes