Picture of London Road armed siege

The Argus: Picture of London Road armed siege Picture of London Road armed siege

This dramatic picture shows a man on the floor following an armed siege last night.

The incident led to Preston Circus in Brighton and the roads surrounding it being closed for more than an hour.

This morning a 30-year-old was still in custody having been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences.

Police said they were called to reports of a man with "a gun at a flat in London Road".

A spokeswoman added: "No-one was injured in the incident and Sussex Police would like to thank people for their patience while the roads were closed."

The Argus was at the scene and spoke to people involved.

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11:16am Tue 5 Feb 13

Crystal Ball says...

Is he pumping up or changing the tyre of the Land Rover?
Is he pumping up or changing the tyre of the Land Rover? Crystal Ball

12:02pm Tue 5 Feb 13

Mel Shock says...

Dramatic ? it looks like one armed response unit with some passers by having a gawp......
Dramatic ? it looks like one armed response unit with some passers by having a gawp...... Mel Shock

12:06pm Tue 5 Feb 13

billy goat-gruff says...

A bit of an over-reaction to a cyclist attempting to go through a red light at Preston Circus
A bit of an over-reaction to a cyclist attempting to go through a red light at Preston Circus billy goat-gruff

12:15pm Tue 5 Feb 13

Spanners says...

billy goat-gruff wrote:
A bit of an over-reaction to a cyclist attempting to go through a red light at Preston Circus
you must be new here. The mere mention of the word cyclist gets many hot under the collar. Talk about lights and cyclists in the same sentence and the "hangings too good for 'em" brigade come out from under their sofas.
[quote][p][bold]billy goat-gruff[/bold] wrote: A bit of an over-reaction to a cyclist attempting to go through a red light at Preston Circus[/p][/quote]you must be new here. The mere mention of the word cyclist gets many hot under the collar. Talk about lights and cyclists in the same sentence and the "hangings too good for 'em" brigade come out from under their sofas. Spanners

12:26pm Tue 5 Feb 13

south1919 says...

I bet the squatters opposite were crapping themselves thinking it was for them lol .wished i'd seen that
I bet the squatters opposite were crapping themselves thinking it was for them lol .wished i'd seen that south1919

1:47pm Tue 5 Feb 13

SomeBlokeFrom says...

Spanners wrote:
billy goat-gruff wrote:
A bit of an over-reaction to a cyclist attempting to go through a red light at Preston Circus
you must be new here. The mere mention of the word cyclist gets many hot under the collar. Talk about lights and cyclists in the same sentence and the "hangings too good for 'em" brigade come out from under their sofas.
ha ha ha, I come for the headlines, I stay for the comments...
Hours of entertainment reading what some of the keyboard warriors have to add...
[quote][p][bold]Spanners[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]billy goat-gruff[/bold] wrote: A bit of an over-reaction to a cyclist attempting to go through a red light at Preston Circus[/p][/quote]you must be new here. The mere mention of the word cyclist gets many hot under the collar. Talk about lights and cyclists in the same sentence and the "hangings too good for 'em" brigade come out from under their sofas.[/p][/quote]ha ha ha, I come for the headlines, I stay for the comments... Hours of entertainment reading what some of the keyboard warriors have to add... SomeBlokeFrom

4:58pm Tue 5 Feb 13

wippasnapper says...

billy goat-gruff wrote:
A bit of an over-reaction to a cyclist attempting to go through a red light at Preston Circus
Please tell me your not another one of them green’s with a fetish for the safety of cyclists – shoot the lot of them I would
[quote][p][bold]billy goat-gruff[/bold] wrote: A bit of an over-reaction to a cyclist attempting to go through a red light at Preston Circus[/p][/quote]Please tell me your not another one of them green’s with a fetish for the safety of cyclists – shoot the lot of them I would wippasnapper

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