BREAKING: Lifeboat search at Beachy Head

Eastbourne lifeboat (stock photo) SUS-150704-094025001
Eastbourne lifeboat (stock photo) SUS-150704-094025001

The Eastbourne Lifeboat is assisting police in the search for a missing person at Beachy Head this morning (March 30).

Crews are searching the area after members of the public raised concerns for a missing person in the area last night (March 29).

A spokesman for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said, “At 9.10pm last night, a member of the public approached the Eastbourne Coastguard Rescue Team to report a potential missing person.

“The incident was referred to Sussex Police.

“The Eastbourne Inshore Lifeboat is assisting Sussex Police with an incident this morning.”

More details to follow.

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