School put in lockdown during major Sussex police incident - Live updates

Police are responding to reports of a man with a suspected weapon in Chichester this afternoon (Friday, May 28).

Friday, 28th May 2021, 4:30 pm
Updated Friday, 28th May 2021, 5:00 pm

Police said enquiries to locate the suspect were underway after the sighting 'in the vicinity of Litten Gardens'.

Chichester High School was placed on lockdown but students have since been allowed to go home.

Follow live updates as we get them here.

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Major police incident in Chichester - Live updates

Last updated: Saturday, 29 May, 2021, 16:41

  • Police responded to reports of a man seen with a suspected weapon in the vicinity of Litten Gardens
  • Chichester High School students have been allowed home after brief lockdown
  • Officers have now detained a man in relation to the incident

Major police incident in Chichester

Police are responding to reports of a man with a suspected weapon in Chichester this afternoon.

Police said enquiries to locate the suspect are underway after the sighting ‘in the vicinity of Litten Gardens’.

Chichester High School has been placed on lockdown and police have asked people to avoid the area.

Follow live updates as we get them here.

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