THREE arrests were made at a rally in one of the city’s parks including one on suspicion of sexual assault.

Sussex Police confirmed that one woman and two men were arrested at Victoria Gardens in Brighton this afternoon.

The arrests were made during a rally from "let women speak" campaigner Kellie-Jay Keen.

Ms Keen, also known as Posie Parker, announced she was visiting Brighton as part of her “Speaker’s Corner tour” across the country.

The Argus: Another arrest has been confirmed by policeAnother arrest has been confirmed by police (Image: Eddie Mitchell)

Hundreds were at the park, as well as dozens of police.

One group were there supporting Ms Keen, while the other group were there to show Ms Keen that “she is not welcome here”.

A Sussex Police spokeswoman said: “An event and counter-protest took place in Brighton City Centre on Sunday, September 19.

The Argus: Police at Victoria GardensPolice at Victoria Gardens (Image: Eddie Mitchell)

“A woman and two men were arrested; one on suspicion of assault, one on suspicion of obstructing a police officer and one on suspicion of sexual assault by touching.

“They have all been taken to custody.”

Chief Inspector Nick Dias said: “Our officers worked to facilitate the event and counter-protest to enable both to take place peacefully.”

Sussex Police initially confirmed two arrests had been made at 2.45pm.