Hunt for missing swimmer at Brighton

A multi-agency search is underway along the Brighton beach coast for a missing swimmer.

Saturday, 30th September 2017, 11:32 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 4:31 am
Hunt for missing swimmer of Brighton beach. Pic: Eddie Mitchell

Police confirmed they were called 7.32am today to reports of a missing male.

A spokesman said officers have now stood down and the matter has been passed to the coastguard.

A helicopter and lifeboat crews are involved with paramedics standing by, the focus is seemingly around Brighton Palace Pier.

Hunt for missing swimmer of Brighton beach. Pic: Eddie Mitchell

This story will be updated as more is known.

Hunt for missing swimmer of Brighton beach. Pic: Eddie Mitchell
Hunt for missing swimmer of Brighton beach. Pic: Eddie MitchellHunt for missing swimmer of Brighton beach. Pic: Eddie Mitchell