Major sea rescue after person falls from Eastbourne Pier

Sea rescue, Eastbourne. 23-09-19.
Sea rescue, Eastbourne. 23-09-19.

A major sea rescue off the coast of Eastbourne is underway tonight (Monday).

Both Eastbourne lifeboats have been launched and a coast guard helicopter has been scrambled after reports of a person falling from Eastbourne Pier.

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This is a breaking news story and there will be more information as and when we get it.