Man rescued from the sea by Eastbourne pier

Police at the incident at Eastbourne pier
Police at the incident at Eastbourne pier

A man was rescued from the sea near Eastbourne Pier yesterday evening (Thursday).

Emergency services including police, coastguards and ambulance teams were called to the scene at around 7.25pm after concerns were raised about a man in the sea.

Emergency services on scene

Emergency services on scene

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said he was rescued and checked over by paramedics.