UK: Man arrested after armed officers and snipers were called to report of ‘suspicious package’ in West Sussex

A man has been arrested after armed police, bomb disposal squads and snipers descended on a police station in West Sussex when a suspicious package was discovered this afternoon.

Officers surrounded the Burgess Hill Police Station in West Sussex after they received a call describing an unidentified package at 1.48pm.

Explosive Ordinance Disposal Teams immediately erected a 100-metre perimeter around the station to prevent any injuries in the case of an unexpected blast, as fire crews, armed police and paramedics also arrived on the scene.

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Source: MailOnline/Sussex Police – Twitter