Man who was reported missing near Eastbourne has been located

Emergency services were called to search for a man who had been reported missing by cliffs near Eastbourne.

Wednesday, 4th August 2021, 2:57 pm

Emergency services were called to search for a man who had been reported missing by cliffs near Eastbourne.

A spokesperson from Sussex Police said, “Police attended cliffs near Eastbourne at around 3.20pm on Tuesday, August 3 due to concerns for the welfare of a man.

“A search was conducted with HM Coastguard and the man was later found safe and well at an address in Brighton.”

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An RNLI spokesperson said the Eastbourne volunteer crew were paged at 5.20pm.

The spokesperson said, “They were requested to launch the inshore lifeboat and tasked to conduct a shoreline search from Cow Gap steps to Belle Tout Lighthouse for a person reported missing.”