Body reportedly spotted floating in water in Camps Bay

Details are sketchy at this stage, with only a handful of bathers claiming to have seen the body.

Authorities are on Glen beach in Camps Bay after a body was reportedly seen floating. Picture: Shamiela Fisher/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Authorities are on Glen Beach in Camps Bay after reports by beachgoers of a body floating in the sea.

Details are sketchy at this stage, with only a handful of bathers claiming to have seen the body floating in the water.

Police have asked swimmers and surfers to stay out of the water at Glen Beach.

Witnesses say they saw the body of a man floating on his stomach in the water.

But the body is no longer visible and is yet to be located.

A search is expected to commence this afternoon.

Meanwhile, several bathers can be seen leaving the beach amid the commotion.