BREAKING NEWS: Search underway after man spotted in water off Sussex coast

The coastguard helicopter and several lifeboats have been called after a man was spotted in the water off the Sussex coast.

Sunday, 6th August 2017, 10:54 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 4:19 am
Search off Shoreham coast

RNLI Shoreham Lifeboat Station said a fishing boat saw a man in water between Brighton and Shoreham at about 5.50am.

A spokesman for the organisation said it is believed others may be stranded in the water.

Lifeboats from Shoreham and Brighton are currently searching the area along with the coastguard helicopters.

Two men are still missing after the early morning collision. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

More to follow.

Search off Shoreham coast
Search off Shoreham coast