The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that a man was arrested after special rounds were shot to stop a car on the A27 this afternoon.
Officers from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) Trident Gang Crime Command today carried out a 'hard stop' on a car on the A27 in Lewes, Sussex.
MPS detectives and armed officers from the MPS Specialist Firearms Command stopped the car at around 15:30hrs in relation to firearms.
No shots were fired during the stop but Hatton rounds where discharged to incapacitate the car.
– Metropolitan Police statement
There were no reports of any injuries. A suspected firearm was recovered.
A man (no further details at this time) was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm and has been taken into custody at a local police station.