Eastbourne RNLI took part in a late night search yesterday for ‘a despondent person in Sovereign Harbour.’

Here’s what the RNLI reported:

“A late night and an early start for our Volunteer Crew. Our Volunteer Crew were paged last night at 21.00 hrs and requested to launch the Inshore Lifeboat to assist Local Coastguards and Police with reports of a despondent person in the area of Sovereign Harbour.

“Our Volunteer Crew were then paged at 05.55 hrs this morning Saturday 1st May and requested to launch the Inshore Lifeboat to assist Local Coastguards and Police with another incident.(No further details)”

Picture courtesy of Carl Pocock, Lifeboat Operations Manager.