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."