A MAN has been arrested near B&Q on suspicion of possession of a pistol.

The 39-year-old man was arrested by officers at 3.15pm in Lewes Road.

Sussex Police said it has "no connection at all" with the suspect package incident in nearby Dewe Road.

A spokesman said: "No weapon was found at the arrest.

"There were no injuries, no threats were made, and while the circumstances are yet to be fully clarified there is no suggestion whatsoever of any terrorism connection.

"He is currently in custody for interview and further enquiries."