Rescuers called after man stripped off and got in the sea during argument with police at Lee-on-the-Solent

INSHORE rescuers were called after a man walked into the sea during a spat with police.

Wednesday, 29th August 2018, 9:52 am
Updated Tuesday, 4th September 2018, 5:14 am
Lee-on-the-Solent beach. Picture: Google Street View

The 30-year-old allegedly became '˜aggressive' with Fareham and Gosport officers before stripping off at Lee-on-the-Solent beach last night at about 10.22pm. 

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He walked into the sea, before Gosport and Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (Gafirs) and the Hillhead coastguard were called to search for him. 

However, they issued a stop message at 10.51pm '“ with the man being reported '˜safe' at his home address.