Coastguard launch search after discovery of abandoned clothing

THE COASTAL rescue service have been searching for a person in the water after clothing was discovered close to the sea.

Tuesday, 25th June 2019, 11:33 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th June 2019, 11:38 pm
The coastguard have been conducting a search after clothing was discovered close to the sea Picture: Sarah Standing

The coastguard were alerted at 7.59pm after Hardway Sailing Club discovered the items of clothing.

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After a thorough search by Portsea Rescue and Hillhead Coastal Rescue there was no evidence of anyone in the water.