EASTBOURNE RNLI Volunteer Crew was paged at 10am yesterday (Friday) to help search for a missing person.

“We were requested to launch the All Weather Lifeboat and tasked to assist local Coastguards, Police and Coastguard Rescue Helicopter with a search for a person reported missing.

“After an extensive search in very rough sea conditions with nothing found, all units were stood down.

“Our All Weather Lifeboat returned back to Sovereign Harbour and was refuelled and made ready for service at 14.00 hrs.”