Sussex Police have arrested seven people at an illegal rave in Sussex. Up to 2,000 people attended the event near the Devils Dyke beauty spot in the South Downs.
Five arrests were made for drug offences, one for being unfit to drive and for a drug offence, and one for failing to comply with a direction to leave the area.
Sussex Police have made seven arrests at a rave party on the South Downs. Officers say the open-air music event near Devils Dyke finished early this morning. Up to 2,000 revellers were estimated to have attended the event at its busiest on Sunday.
Police had set up road blocks to help prevent more people arriving. News of the rave had spread via social media. Sussex Police said they carried out breath tests on departing vehicles as people left, but the tests did not result in any arrests.
About 400 vehicles were on the site. Officers said they began to receive reports of the event from 1am on Sunday. A number of calls came from nearby residents in Poynings and Saddlescombe during Sunday, complaining about noise and the serious distress the event was causing them.