Sussex

Seaford armed siege: Paul Allwright in court

  • 26 October 2012
  • From the section Sussex
Paul Allwright
Retired Paul Allright is accused of attempted murder and possessing a shotgun with intent to endanger life

A man who was shot by police after a six-hour standoff has appeared in court charged with attempted murder.

Paul Allwright, of Seaford, East Sussex, is also charged with possessing a shotgun with intent to endanger life following the incident on 16 September.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Lewes Crown Court again on 3 January, when he is expected to enter a plea.

The retired 62-year-old was hit three times during the incident in North Way, Seaford.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is currently investigating Sussex Police's use of firearms.

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