HM Coastguard and police have been asked to stand down in a search for a missing woman in the Culver Down area.

Emergency teams have been searching for a missing woman between Sandown and Bembridge for more than 6 hours now.

The Coastguard says its been told to stand down by 4.30pm, and police are currently leaving the entrance to Culver Down on Sandown Road.

Two vehicles are being recovered from the area by Stag Lane Motors.

The incident is still being treated as a missing person.