A GROUP of men were searched at Brighton Station after reports of a knife being seen.

British Transport Police were called to Brighton station at 8.01pm yesterday evening following reports that a knife had been seen.

Officers attended with Sussex Police and a group of men were searched, however nothing was found.

A Stanley knife was later recovered from the tracks.

The Argus: Police outside Brighton Station last nightPolice outside Brighton Station last night

Enquiries into this incident are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 612 of 17/05/22.