This is why a helicopter was over Eastbourne last night

NPAS OVER WHITEHAWK SUS-190217-173624001
NPAS OVER WHITEHAWK SUS-190217-173624001

A helicopter heard flying over the Old Town area of Eastbourne last night was part of a police operation, Sussex Police has confirmed.

A police spokesman said: “There was concern for the welfare of a woman who was briefly missing from an Eastbourne address on Thursday evening (April11 ) and officers carried out a search with the assistance of a police helicopter.

“The woman was found safe shortly after 10pm.”