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A large landslip has occurred at a cliff edge in Shanklin.

Solent Coastguard received reports of the landslip shortly before 20:30 last night. Initial reports suggested that the area effected was Culver Down, Yaverland however was later discovered to be Horseshoe Ledge, Shanklin.

Police were sent to Culver Down in the confusion, but were later redirected to Shanklin.

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Ventnor Coastguard was also called to the scene to ensure there was no immediate risk of danger and to establish if anyone had been injured in the incident.

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