Emergency services called to Watermill Close, in Bexhill

Police and paramedics were called to a report of an assault in Bexhill on Tuesday afternoon.

Four police cars and an ambulance were seen in Watermill Close, Bexhill, at about 4.20pm on Tuesday (July 13).

A police spokesman said they were responding to a third-party report of an assault.

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Officers attended and after carrying out extensive enquiries, confirmed an assault had not taken place in the vicinity, a police spokesman said.

Sussex Police

On Wednesday, a police spokesman said the report had been made in good faith.