Lifeboat called to 'incident' at Brighton Palace Pier

The RNLI and coastguard have been called to an incident at Brighton Palace Pier this evening.

Brighton Palace Pier
Brighton Palace Pier

According to a tweet, retweeted by Brighton RNLI, at just after 5.30pm their lifeboat was called out, along with the coastguard.

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At around 6.45pm, @SussexIncidents reported that an eyewitness said a person was in the water and was rescued by the lifeboat crew. This has not yet been confirmed by the RNLI.