Arrest after Hayling Island funfair '˜gunman' hoax
A MAN has been arrested after police received a hoax 999 call claiming a gunman was at a funfair.
Armed police rushed to the funfair in Seafront, Hayling Island, on June 7, between 2.30pm and 3pm it has now emerged. No weapon was found but a man was arrested..
A police spokeswoman said: ‘A 22-year-old man from Hayling Island was arrested on suspicion of cause wasteful employment of police.’
He has been released but is under investigation.