Two men arrested and charged following incident in St Leonards
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Two men have been arrested following an incident in St Leonards.
Police were called to a report of a man carrying weapons in Oxford Road about 12.15am on 1 July.
Officers quickly responded and two men were arrested, and items including a shortened shotgun were recovered.
No injuries were reported and there is not believed to be any threat to the wider community.
Aaron Aubrey, 28, of Oxford Road, St Leonards, is charged with driving while disqualified, driving with no insurance, being concerned in the supply of cocaine, possession of a shortened shotgun, possession of cannabis and possession of a weapon for the discharge of a noxious liquid or gas.
Daniel Cannon, 28, of Fairlight Road, Hastings, is charged with being concerned in the supply of cocaine and producing cannabis.
Both defendants appeared before Brighton Magistrates’ Court on 2 July and were remanded in custody, ahead of their next court appearance on a date yet to be fixed.
Anyone who saw or heard anything is asked to report it online or call 101, quoting Operation Beaumont.
You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report it online.