Lifeboats were launched from Arbroath this morning after reports were received of someone in the water.
Crews from were launched from the Arbroath Lifeboat station at 7 this morning to assist police with the incident.
A spokeswomen for the RLNI said: “We were called to assist police after they had received reports of a person on the water.
“We are yet to confirm whether there is someone in the water or if it’s a false alarm.”
A police spokesman said: “The lifeboats were called to assist after reports of a person in the water.
“They have now been told stand down.
“The police are still on the scene dealing with an ongoing incident.”