Armed police patrol Horsham town centre

Armed officers in Horsham town centre
Armed officers in Horsham town centre

Armed police were spotted in Horsham town centre today (February 20).

Two officers carrying guns were seen patrolling through West Street at about 1.50pm this afternoon.

Sussex Police explained the officers were carrying out a ‘routine patrol’ and were not responding to a major incident.

A spokesman added: “Armed officers are routinely deployed to town centres and major outdoor events for the assurance and safety of the public.”