Coastguard teams and police are responding to an incident in Shanklin this morning (Friday).

Hampshire Constabulary, Bembridge and Ventnor Coastguard teams and Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat are all understood to be in the area of Rylstone Gardens, off Popham Road.

*UPDATE 12pm

*Police have said they were called at 9.41am after a concern for welfare for a man was raised in the area.

HM Coastguard has confirmed it is also on scene.


*HM Coastguard says teams are now standing down.

Police have confirmed a note was found which raised concerns for a man. After an extensive search, it has now been called off.

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