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COASTGUARD AND LIFEBOAT IN WOOTTON CREEK SEARCH


HM Coastguard and Ryde Inshore Rescue are involved in an ongoing search of the Wootton Creek area tonight (Tuesday). 

Bembridge Coastguard Rescue Team are conducting a sweep along the banks of the creek, whilst Ryde Rescue 1 lifeboat carries out an on-water search.

The incident began sometime around 22:00 when concerns were raised that a person or persons could be in the water.

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Island Echo is told that a homeowner heard screaming and raised the alarm with Police as he thought his boats were being stolen.

The search is ongoing at this time.

UPDATE @ 00:45 – Following a comprehensive search of the area, nothing has been found.

Search and Rescue Teams have now been stood down from the search.

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