Huge sea search underway off Worthing coast

A huge sea search is underway off Worthing coast, involving several lifeboats and the Coastguard helicopter.

A spokesman for HM Coastguard said emergency services received a report of clothing being found on the beach just before 11am today (December 10) that prompted the Coastguard and Sussex Police to coordinate a search.

Coastguard teams from Shoreham, Littlehampton and Newhaven have been deployed, as well as the search and rescue helicopter from Lydd.

The Littlehampton lifeboat has also been sent.

HM Coastguard has been supported by Sussex Police SUS-201012-131906001

Sussex Police has been approached for more information.