Person pulled from rough Eastbourne seas

EMERGENCY services rushed to the pier this afternoon (June 8) after a person was dragged from the sea by a member of the public.

The incident happened at around 3pm as high winds caused rough seas off of Eastbourne.

Police, ambulance crews and coastguard teams were involved in the incident and passers-by watched as the emergency vehicles parked up outside Eastbourne’s Pier.

The Herald understand someone was in the sea and had to be pulled out by a member of the public.