LATEST information here: https://wearesouthdevon.com/enquiries-continue-major-search-operation-torquay/
Update:The search was called off just after midnight, after an intensive search and no sightings of the person.
A member of the public had reported that they had concerns that someone may have entered the water.
Police have now said they were looking for a man in what is thought to be a nightgown.
There is currently a major search operation in Torquay.
Both the police and coastguard helicopters have joined in the search and have been seen along the coastline near Meadfoot using high powered search lights.
People in the Meadfoot area have said they have been approached by police asking if they have seen an elderly woman in a grey dressing gown.
Flares were used to light up the sea by Meadfoot to assist in the search.
We will update as information becomes available.
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