Isle of Wight Coastguard teams from Ventnor and The Needles are carrying out a cliff search this evening (Sunday).

They are understood to be searching an area near to St Catherine’s Point. The incident is currently ongoing. *UPDATED 10pm *The Mairtime and Coastguard Agency has confirmed to Isle of Wight Radio that nine males were brought to safety from the cliff this evening. The agency also wants to remind people to call 999 and ask for the coastguard in the case of a cliff emergency incident.   jaywhite