This is why armed police were in St Leonards last night (September 21).
Sussex Police confirmed it was called at 6.07pm yesterday evening to reports of a domestic incident in Lovat Mead in St Leonards.
Due to the nature of the incident, armed police did attend, a police spokesman said.
They confirmed that they left the scene at 11pm.
A source told the paper that it was due to a man turning up at a property with a shotgun - but the police spokesman could not confirm this.
When asked if any arrests were made, the police spokesman also could not confirm this information.