Search and Rescue operation launched off East Sussex Coast for Migrants

The Coastguard is currently coordinating a search-and-rescue operation off East Sussex, working with Border Force, Sussex Police,  Two lifeboats from Hastings and Rye Ba are also involved in the rescue operation.

Coastguard rescue teams from Rye Bay, Bexhill and Hastings and the  rescue helicopter from Lydd. It is understood that a number of Migrant boats have been spotted near to Win Chelsea.