THE police helicopter and coastguards were called out to help find a missing man.

A Newhaven Coastguard spokesman said “Newhaven, Birling Gap and Shoreham Coastguard teams tasked to Seaford at 1.43am on Sunday morning with Sussex Police and a police helicopter to search between Newhaven harbour and Cuckmere”. After an hour of searching one of the coastguard search teams found the missing man “who apart from being a little cold was well”.

He was handed into the care of Sussex Police.