A NUMBER of buildings have been evacuated after reports of a grenade being found at a property.
Sussex Police were called at 9.35am by residents concerned about a a possible WWII-type grenade at a property in Lansdowne Road.
It is currently unconfirmed whether the device is live or not and police are awaiting Explosive Ordinance Disposal to assess the item.
A spokesman for Sussex Police said the A259 had to be closed as a precaution.
A tweet from Arun Police said: ‘Currently dealing with a WW2 device near Lansdowne Road Littlehampton, we aim to have the A259 open asap. #CR371 #EsectionArun.’
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