A GOOGLE Maps user spotted the moment armed police raided a camper van in a leafy Sussex town.
The tech giant’s Street View cameras captured gun cops standing guard outside a property.
Armed officers keep guard next to a caravan as police conduct enquiries[/caption]
Officers were responding to a brawl in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, when they were photographed.
Writer Ben Oliver stumbled across the incident yesterday after searching for a new house on Rightmove.
Ben tweeted: “Someone’s selling a house in Haywards Heath and when you click on the Street View link on their Rightmove listing this is what you see.”
A Rightmove listing described the surrounding area as as a “popular established location close to local shops”.
Three people who were pictured talking to cops outside have their faces blurred due to Google privacy rules.
A police dog unit, a smashed up transit van and an ambulance were also spotted nearby on the lane.
Mark Brazil was sentenced to six months in prison, suspended for 18 months, at Hove Trial Centre in 2019.
The local resident was caught with an offensive weapon and had to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work.
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Sue Brazil, who also lives nearby, admitted possession of an article with a blade or point.
She was sentenced to a 12-month community order at the same time.
Meanwhile, a lad of 17 was handed a 12-month referral order for two counts of an article with a blade or point.
Armed cops can be seen standing outside of a house on Google Maps[/caption]