Eastbourne RNLI was called out this morning to what has been described as a ‘sensitive’ incident:

“Our Volunteer Crew were paged today Saturday 21st August at 11.35 hrs.

They were requested to launch the Inshore Lifeboat and tasked to assist Police, Local Coastguards and Coastguard Rescue Helicopter with an incident East of Belle Tout Lighthouse.

There will be no further details due to the sensitive nature of the call. Crew today were Alex Emberley (Helm), David Sawyer, James Wishman and Tom Mele.”