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PERSON ON CLIFF EDGE LEADS TO EMERGENCY RESPONSE


UPDATED: Police and HM Coastguard have been called to Culver Cliff near Sandown this morning (Tuesday) where concerns have been raised for the welfare of a person on the cliff edge.

Multiple Police units and Coastguard officers from Bembridge Coastguard Rescue Team are on scene on the remote downland, with further resources en-route.

Bembridge RNLI’s All Weather Lifeboat has been tasked to launch.

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The alarm was raised at around 10:00.

UPDATE – Emergency services have been stood down following a successful resolve to the situation.

A man, who had taken to the cliff edge, is now in the care of Police.

Culver Down remains open to walkers and motorists alike.

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