RNLI and coastguard launch search for missing person in sea off Rye

A search is under way to find a missing person in the sea off Rye.

Friday, 28th May 2021, 2:21 pm
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The Maritime and Coastguard Agency said the RNLI and coastguard were called out earlier this morning (Friday, May 28).

A spokesman said: “At around 11am today, HM Coastguard received a report from a vessel that there was possibly a person in the water off Dungeness.

“Dover, Dungeness, Rye Bay and Littlestone-on-Sea RNLI lifeboats were sent along with the HM Coastguard helicopter from Lydd.

“The search is ongoing and we have no more information at this time.”