A bow and arrow have been taken off the streets after police arrested a man at a major railway station.

Police responded to Brighton Station on Sunday morning after they were alerted to a man with a bow and arrow.

The Argus understands officers arrived within two minutes, where a 39-year-old man was arrested. He has been charged with carrying an offensive weapon.


Marcin Hrycyszyn, of no fixed address, is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates' Court on Thursday, May 25.

A spokeswoman for the British Transport Police said: "Officers were called to Brighton station at 5.20am on 7 May following reports of a man carrying a bow and arrow.

"Marcin Hrycyszyn, 39, and of no fixed address, has been charged in connection to the incident.

"He will appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on May 25 charged with possession of an offensive weapon."