Helicopter searches Hailsham for missing 74-year-old

Coastguard helicopter
Coastguard helicopter

The coastguard helicopter was called out to Hailsham this morning (November 24) to help police find a missing 74-year-old.

Police were looking for a missing 74-year-old man who was last seen at his home in Binder Lane, Hailsham, at around 1am.

Officers carried out a search of the area and the coastguard helicopter was called in to help with search at around 5am.

The man was found in Battle Road, Hailsham, at 5.40am and taken to Eastbourne District General Hospital by ambulance, where he is in a critical but stable condition.

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