Major ongoing incident at Eastbourne cliffs

Emergency services responded to two incidents at Eastbourne cliffs this afternoon (July 10).

Wednesday, 10th July 2019, 2:21 pm
The Coastguard helicopter was called to the scene

The Coastguard Helicopter, Eastbourne Lifeboat, and police were sent to the scene just after 11am today.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said, “We received a report of a man falling from Beachy Head around 11.20am. A body was spotted by the coastguard helicopter shortly before 12.30pm and will be recovered in due course.

“Around the same time we received a report of a missing girl from Horsham who was thought to be in the Beachy Head area. She has subsequently been found.”