Search underway for diver in Brixham

The body of a diver is thought to have been spotted in Brixham. A large search has been taking place.

Search due to resume for diver's body

The RNLI, police divers and the police and coastguard helicopter all took part in the search Credit: ITV News West Country

The search is due to resume this morning for the body of a diver on the seabed off Devon.

The alarm was raised yesterday at lunchtime after experienced divers reported the sighting near Breakwater Beach in Brixham. A large air and sea search was called off at dusk but police say it will begin again, depending on the tides. Nobody has so far been reported missing.

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Search underway for body of diver

Breakwater car park is closed in search for diver Credit: ITV West Country

A large search is underway this evening following reports that the body of a diver was seen lying on the sea bed off a beach in Brixham.

The police and coastguard rescue helicopter was deployed along with police divers. Breakwater car park has been closed.