A man has been arrested in connection with an incident in Eastbourne where tiles were removed from a roof and thrown.

Officers were called to Midhurst Road at around 10pm last night (Thursday, 9) and were in attendance until the early hours of this morning (Friday, 10).

Police said damage was caused to a number of properties and vehicles, including a police vehicle.

The 57-year-old man arrested on suspicion of criminal damage, who is from Eastbourne, remains in custody at this stage.

Police said officers at the scene provided reassurance to local residents.

A spokesperson for Eastbourne Borough Council said housing officers and contractors are on-site assessing damage, and are working to limit disruption to other residents.