Police are investigating after reports a nail gun was fired from a car at Graffham.
A spokesman said it was reported to police at around 8.10pm on Sunday (November 5) that a silver Peugeot was being driven erratically on the A285 towards Duncton.
He said: “The driver turned into a private lane towards Seaford College, where his vehicle became stuck in a soft verge.
“The informant, who was driving behind the suspect, seized this opportunity to approach the vehicle and block the driver’s door with his body prior to police arrival.
“During this, the driver is reported to have used an industrial nail gun to fire a number of nails through the roof of his car. No injuries were reported.”
The spokesman said police arrested the driver, a 37-year-old man of no fixed address, on suspicion of driving while unfit through drugs, driving with a proportion of drugs above the specified limit, and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place.
He has been released under investigation.
A nail gun was recovered from the driver’s footwell following the arrest, said the police spokesman.
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