Emergency crews respond to ‘person in the water’ near Brighton Marina

Emergency crews responded to reports of a person in the water near Brighton Marina.

RNLI Brighton said on Twitter that its lifeboat crews were called to reports of a person in the water at Black Rock at just before 7.30am this morning.

The local area was searched, said a spokesman, with assistance from Shoreham Coastguard, Newhaven Coastguard and Brighton and Hove Police, but no one was found.

Black Rock, near Brighton Marina

Black Rock, near Brighton Marina