Gravesend RNLI were called out to reports of a person in the River Thames on Sunday.

The team helped Kent Police, who headed up the search, after they received reports of a person being seen in the water off Gravesend Promenade just after 5.20pm.

A thorough search of the given area was undertaken with nothing being found.

Shortly after this the lifeboat was informed the person had been found safe and well ashore.