As first reported by Island Echo, a large scale search operation was launched at around 20:00 last night when a Skoda Fabia was discovered in a car park overlooking the cliffs at Freshwater Bay.
Police, Needles Coastguard Rescue Team, Ventnor Coastguard Rescue Team, WightSAR, Freshwater Lifeboat, Yarmouth RNLI, NPAS Bournemouth and Coastguard Rescue 175 helicopter were all involved in searching the area last night. With nothing found, the efforts were suspended for the night shortly before midnight.
Freshwater Independent Lifeboat and Coastguard Rescue Teams have been out once again this morning in a bid to locate the individual, who has not been named by Police.
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