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The search was for the girl was stood down around 1pm and coastguards will return to search the beach at low tide.
There have been no other reports and police are currently talking to the informant to clarify the details.
Police and coastguards were called to Selsey after girl was reported to have jumped into the sea.
The girl was reported to have jumped into the sea in the East Beach area around 11.30am by a member of the public who then became concerned when they didn't see her again.
A HM Coastguard helicopter and two lifeboats are at the scene.
A 15-year-old girl has gone missing on a beach in Selsey.
Sussex Police, Solent Coastguard and the Selsey RNLI are searching East Beach.
A spokesman for Selsey RNLI confirmed that part of the search was taking place in the water.