Emergency services carry out search after kayaker goes missing in Selsey

Emergency services are searching the area to try and find a missing kayaker.

Sunday, 13th June 2021, 10:16 am
Updated Sunday, 13th June 2021, 10:34 am
A helicopter searches the area
A helicopter searches the area

Police first issued a missing persons appeal for Shane Davies, 33, last night.

He went missing at about 3.30pm on Saturday (12 June) after getting into difficulty while kayaking with a friend and there are concerns for his welfare, said police - read more here. Photos show emergency service staff searching the area near the beach.

A Coastguard helicopter is also pictured scanning the coast.

Shane Davies is missing

Shane is described by police as white, about 5ft 9ins, of a medium build with brown hair.

He was wearing camouflaged shorts, a multi-coloured vest top and a red life jacket, police said.

"Anyone who sees him or knows where he could be is asked to report it online or call 101, quoting serial 1290 of 12/6," said police.

"In an emergency, call 999."

Emergency services searching the area