Part of the seafront has been closed off to the public after reports of a body on the beach.

Emergency services have cordoned off a section of the coast between Rottingdean and Ovingdean from the public to deal with the incident.

It is understood police arrived at the scene just before 9am.

Newhaven and Shoreham Coastguard rescue teams were also called to the incident.

The Undercliff Walk between the two villages has been closed off.

Sussex Police has been approached for comment.

More as we have it.