Breaking News First reported by Island Echo

POLICE AND COASTGUARD OFFICERS CALLED TO NITON SEARCH

UPDATED: Officers from both Hampshire Constabulary and HM Coastguard are searching an area in Niton this afternoon (Saturday).

Several police vehicles were seen responding to the vicinity at around 16:30, but it remains unclear what exactly has sparked the emergency response.

Coastguard Rescue Teams from both Ventnor and The Needles are also in attendance near to Barrack Shute.

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UPDATE @ 18:05 – A high risk missing individual at the centre of this evening’s search has been successfully located by Police.

The search has now been called off with all resources stood down.

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