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Update: Man arrested in Sussex Library on suspicion of intimidating a witness

He was arrested on Wednesday afternoon

A man was arrested in the University of Sussex Library on suspicion of intimidating a witness, at around midday on Wednesday 9th January.

The man, 25, from Horsham, was handcuffed whilst sat at a library desk and escorted from the building by several men.

Sussex Police have released a statement regarding the arrest, which confirms that he was arrested for "intimidating a witness". Police have confirmed the man has since been released under investigation.

The statement read: "A 25-year-old man from Horsham was arrested at the University of Sussex library on Wednesday (January 9). He was arrested for intimidating a witness and has been released under investigation."

Footage recorded by a Sussex student, Alfie, shows the man being led away from the library in handcuffs. Alfie told The Sussex Tab there were "about five or six security people with him."

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