EMERGENCY services have located the body of a woman at a coastal location after a call from a member of the public.

Emergency services had been searching for a woman who was seen entering the sea in Porthcawl on Tuesday evening, January 23.

While formal identification has not yet taken place, her family has been informed of the news.

HM Coroner has also been informed.

South Wales Police said their thoughts were “with the next of kin at this difficult time”.