Woman taken to hospital after entering water near Eastbourne Pier


A woman has been taken to hospital after being seen entering the sea near Eastbourne Pier yesterday afternoon, according to Sussex Police.

Police said officers were flagged down by a member of the public concerned for a woman in the sea shortly after 2pm.

A spokesman said: "Officers liaised with the coastguard and attempted to engage with the woman, who eventually returned to shore.

"She was taken to hospital by the ambulance service."

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