A body has been pulled from the water in Falmouth this afternoon.

Police, coastguards, the ambulance service and the RNLI were called to the Prince of Wales Pier just before 3pm, following reports of a body of a being spotted in the water.

Police initially said it was the body of a woman, but have since clarified that it was actually a man. 

The crew of the Falmouth inshore lifeboat has since recovered the body.

One witness said she initially thought it was a dog in the water, but upon having a closer look she "saw two feet."

A police spokesperson confirmed that enquiries were continuing into this matter.

More when we have it.