Angler lost in rough seas

A MAJOR search is underway after an angler was swept into the sea by a large wave.The man had been angling from the beach or jetty earlier this morning when he was carried out to the sea at Benacre sluice in Kessingland.

By Danielle Nuttall

A MAJOR search is underway after an angler was swept into the sea by a large wave.

The man had been angling from the beach or jetty earlier this morning when he was carried out to the sea at Benacre sluice in Kessingland.

Coastguard units launched a shoreline search while a rescue helicopter from RAF Wattisham was alerted to the scene.


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A brief sighting of the man was made before he was lost again in rough seas.

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