Sussex Police has thanked people in Pagham for their patience and understanding during a 40-hour stand-off which caused 'considerable disruption' for local people.
A 72-year-old man has been arrested after the lengthy operation, which ended peacefully this morning.
It began at a house on Harbour Road just after 4pm on Sunday.
Specially-trained officers negotiated with the pensioner, before he walked out of the house this morning.
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