A SUSPECTED gunman has been arrested near the city centre. 

Armed officers arrested the man in Belgrave Place, Brighton, after reports of a person with a firearm in a nearby street. 

A Sussex Police spokesman said: “We were called to St George’s Road in the city shortly before 9pm on Thursday evening to reports of a male in possession of a firearm.

The Argus:

“Enquiries led police to Belgrave Place where firearms were deployed. 

“A man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm and remains in custody.

“We are not looking for anybody else.”