An air ambulance has landed near a beach to deal with an ongoing "medical incident".

Photographs at the scene show a number of emergency service vehicles, including police and ambulance, attending the incident on Saturday, October 15 at around 4pm.

The air ambulance appears to have landed on a nearby grassy area as it deals with the incident near the Sovereign Leisure Centre in Eastbourne.

The Argus: The air ambulance attended the scene in Eastbourne.The air ambulance attended the scene in Eastbourne. (Image: NQ Staff)

It is currently unclear what the medical incident concerns.