Armed police in Hassocks: man released without charge
A man has been released without charge after armed officers were called to Hassocks on Monday (October 18), Sussex Police have said.
Police said the man had been arrested on Monday on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon.
Police had received reports of a man with a knife on Dale Avenue at 1.30pm, a police spokesperson said earlier this week.
However, today (Friday, October 22) a Sussex Police spokesperson confirmed: “The offence was changed to affray, but he was released without charge.”