Emergency services are at the scene of an incident in Shanklin this afternoon (Monday).

*Updated 5pm*

Paramedics and coastguard teams have been called to Hope Beach.

Isle of Wight Radio understands that a person has got into difficulty in the sea.

Two ambulances from Isle of Wight Ambulance Service are the incident.


*One person has been taken to hospital.

A spokesperson for the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service said:

“Two Ambulances and one officer (in Ambulance car) were in attendance alongside the Coastguard.

“A patient was conveyed to St Mary’s.”