SUSSEX NEWS: Armed police called to 20-hour-long incident

Armed police were called to an incident that has been unfolding overnight.

Sussex Police said that they received a call at 4.30pm yesterday afternoon and sent officers to a property in London Road, Bexhill.

Armed police were then called to the scene. The incident involved three males, according to police, and carried on throughout the night.

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It is still ongoing, and officers remain at the scene but armed police are no longer present.

On Facebook, residents said that Buxton Drive, which is a short distance from London Road, had been cordoned off yesterday and police officers were present.

A police spokesman ruled out murder or a terror attack as the cause of the incident, and said a further statement will be issued shortly.

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