Hastings: armed police attend incident at The Ridge

Armed police attended an incident at The Ridge, Hastings.

The police helicopter was seen hovering overhead.

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An Observer reader in her car with her children said traffic had been diverted.

Stagecoach South East buses tweeted at 4.17pm today (Thursday, January 27): “Due to an incident on The Ridge with armed police in attendance Services 22A & 28 are delayed.”

A Sussex Police spokesman would not confirm the nature of the incident but said it had been resolved.

Police file picture.