Breaking News First photos First reported by Island Echo


Police and members of Isle of Wight Search & Rescue are involved in an ongoing search for a missing person at Carisbrooke Castle this afternoon (Tuesday).

2 Police dog units are currently conducting a sweep of the grounds and surrounding areas with the assistance of WightSAR – the Island’s volunteer search and rescue team – and other Police officers.

Hampshire Constabulary are yet to issue an appeal for information and therefore it is unknown who officers are looking for. However, Island Echo believes the missing person (misper) to be a mainland visitor.

Article continues below this advertisement

According to witnesses Police have been on scene in the car park at Carisbrooke Castle since 13:30. WightSAR were called out shortly before 15:10.

More to follow

The views/opinions expressed in these comments are solely those of the author and do not represent those of Island Echo. House rules on commenting must be followed at all times. data-matched-content-ui-type="image_card_stacked"

News, Traffic & Travel Tweets