A man has died after being swept out to sea off the Brighton coast.
Officers received reports in the early hours of Saturday morning a man was in the water.
Police along with members of the Coastguard and ambulance service immediately attended and the man was pulled from the sea.
A police spokesman said: “Unfortunately despite the best efforts of all agencies the man was pronounced deceased.”
Officers are currently informing and supporting his next of kin and investigations are contiuing.