The inshore lifeboat was launched to search for man reported to be missing off Hove with his dog. The lifeboat crew carried out a five mile search of the area from east to west and was joined by the all weather lifeboat, Brighton lifeboat, the coastguard rescue helicopter, Sussex Police, the police helicopter, Shoreham and Newhaven coastguard teams and other fishing vessels in the search. They were stood down in the early hours of Sunday after nothing was found.