Staff threatened with knife at Sussex restaurant

A woman has been arrested by Sussex Police officers after restaurant staff were threatened with a knife.

Saturday, 26th June 2021, 4:04 pm
Updated Saturday, 26th June 2021, 4:13 pm

Officers responded to 'reports of a disturbance' at Brighton Marina shortly before 1.30pm today (Saturday, June 26).

A woman, in possession of a knife, had reportedly made threats towards staff after they asked her to leave the venue, police said.

Police confirmed that a suspect has been safely detained.


A Sussex Police spokesperson added: "Officers swiftly attended and arrested the 54-year-old woman on suspicion of affray.

"No one was harmed during the incident.

"The woman remains in custody for questioning at this time."