WATCH: Man arrested on Hastings seafront over bomb hoax

A Hastings man was arrested on Hastings seafront after the bomb hoax today (Friday, December 11).

The 40-year-old man was stopped and arrested on Pelham Place roundabout outside Iceland.

Police inspect the area where the bomb disposal drone attended a suspicious package outside McDonald's. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

Police inspect the area where the bomb disposal drone attended a suspicious package outside McDonald's. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

He was seen walking towards oncoming cars in the middle of the road just before being arrested, even walking in front of a bus.

He was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and remains in custody.

Video courtesy of Anna Podkalicka.

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