BREAKING: Border Force responds to ‘urgent incident' off the Essex coast near Felixstowe

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Border Force officers are dealing with a serious incident this morning in the sea at Harwich, Essex.

Rescuers are said to be dealing with an ‘ongoing’ call-out which it is treating as urgent.

A Home Office spokeswoman told MailOnline: ‘Border Force is urgently responding to an ongoing incident off the coast of Harwich.

Border Force officers are dealing with a serious incident this morning in the sea at Harwich

Border Force officers are dealing with a serious incident this morning in the sea at Harwich

‘Further details will be provided after the initial response and once the situation has been resolved.’

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