A man has been airlifted to hospital after being pulled from the sea unconscious by a member of the public at Swanpool.

The BBC is reporting that man was found in the water at Swanpool beach at around 3pm yesterday.

The Marine and Coastguard Agency said a search a rescue helicopter was called to the scene, as well as paramedics who performed CPR on the man.

He has been taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro. His condition is not known.