A road was closed off as police with riot shields went to a house.

Police and firefighters were at the home yesterday afternoon at around 12.50pm. Officers had riot shields and a battering ram.

Exceat Road in Shinewater, Eastbourne, was closed off before emergency services left. 

A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Officers and emergency services dealt with the incident and were later stood down from the scene.”

The force said they were responding to a “medical incident”.