UPDATE: Helicopter assists with arrest following violent incident

Following a search a suspect was arrested by Sussex Police earlier this evening
Following a search a suspect was arrested by Sussex Police earlier this evening

A police helicopter was dispatched earlier today in response to a violent incident in Hastings.

Following a call at 9:31am, the National Police Air Service helicopter was sent out to help contain a Hastings address while officers on the ground made arrest enquiries.

The violent incident happened at about 9am this morning, according to a Sussex Police spokesperson.

Following a search a suspect was arrested at 4.51pm.

More updates to follow when information is available.

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