Huge sea search underway off West Sussex coast

A huge sea search is underway off the coast of West Sussex, involving several lifeboats and the Coastguard helicopter.

Thursday, 10th December 2020, 2:48 pm

A spokesman for HM Coastguard said emergency services received a report of clothing being found on Worthing beach just before 11am today (December 10) that prompted the Coastguard and Sussex Police to coordinate a search.

Coastguard teams from Shoreham, Littlehampton and Newhaven have been deployed, as well as the search and rescue helicopter from Lydd.

The Littlehampton lifeboat has also been sent.

HM Coastguard has been supported by Sussex Police SUS-201012-131341001

Sussex Police has been approached for more information.