Drone helps police locate missing person in West Wittering

A search was carried out in West Wittering last night to locate a person reported missing.

Sussex Police

Police were called at 9.14pm on Tuesday (January 12) due to concerns for the welfare of a man believed to be in the vicinity of West Wittering beach, a spokesman said.

Officers attended and carried out a search of the area, with the use of a drone and assistance from HM Coastguard.

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The man was found safe and well.

Drone footage shared by Chichester Police on Twitter shows an officer lead the missing man back to safety.