Police have detained a man following concerned that he may have been armed.
The stand off took at Hobart Quay on Tasmania Way in the North part of Eastbourne Harbour took place just 9.30am on Sunday morning.
Armed officers from Sussex Police along with an HART team and Paramedics from SECAM were also called to the incident that has been brought an end with the man being taken away by emergency services.
Road closes in and around the effect area have now been removed
Sussex Police have been approached for comment.