Ed Sheeran’s film crew helps rescue missing woman off British coast

A crew filming a music video for Ed Sheeran on England’s Suffolk coast became an unlikely hero on Thursday when they helped police rescue a missing woman.
(Photo: Ed Sheeran/Facebook)

Lowestoft, UK (CBS) – A crew filming a music video for Ed Sheeran on England’s Suffolk coast became unlikely heroes on Thursday when they helped police rescue a missing woman.

Lowestoft Police reported Friday that officers searched for a missing woman on Lowestoft North and South Beaches on Thursday. She was eventually found in the sea and pulled out of the water by officers, police said, and she was treated by ambulance staff. His condition was unknown.

Police, meanwhile, said members of the film crew carried officers to the beach during the search.

“We would like to thank the people who were filming with Ed Sheeran nearby as they helped transport officers to the beach and assisted,” police said.

Exact search and rescue details were unclear. BBC News reported that Sheeran and the crew drew a crowd of fans while filming on Lowestoft Beach earlier in the day.

sheeran grew up near Framlingham, Suffolk.

CBS News has contacted Lowestoft Police for more information. Lowestoft is located approximately 130 miles northeast of London.