Statement on Camber Sands tragedy

25/08/2016

Commenting on the tragic deaths of five people at Camber Sands, Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne said:

“This is a tragedy and my thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of the deceased.

“With the bank holiday fast approaching, I am seeking assurances from local partners that all agencies are fully prepared and the public can continue to enjoy our beaches throughout the county.

“I have already spoken to council leaders and we will be investigating the possibility of what, if any, safety improvements can be made at Camber Sands.

“In the meantime I want people to continue to enjoy themselves during this holiday period and be safe.”

For more information on sea safety see here

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