Sussex Police held a training exercise in Uckfield town centre on Tuesday evening (June 17).
Officers were seen in the area of the Luxford Field car park, Uckfield Civic Centre and Tesco.
Residents reported seeing at least one officer with a video camera and others with Tasers.
People were told there was nothing to worry about and that a training exercise was taking place.
Sussex Police confirmed to UckfieldNews.com there was no incident and that an exercise had taken place, although they would not comment further about its nature.
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