Multi-agency search for high risk missing person successful

A lot of people were involved in the search for a high risk missing person last night. If you heard helicopters circling overhead, this is why

Helicopter route for missing person

Last night (Sunday) saw a multi-agency search take place in the east and south of the Isle of Wight for a high risk missing person.

Bembridge and Ventnor Coastguard, Isle of Wight Search and Rescue and Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat were all assisting Isle of Wight Police in the search for the missing person.

Moved from the Bay to Ventnor
The search began in the Sandown Bay area, but after receiving new information, moved onto Wroxall and Ventnor, where the missing person was found successfully just before 10pm.

The police helicopter was also involved in the search, drawing attention from residents.

Source: IWCP

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Tamara

That was quite a drama on a cold, moonlit night – helicopters throbbing overhead, circling for half an hour, vans with flashing lights driving through Ventnor and homing in on Flowers Brook – coastguards, police, men in hi-viz suits on the cliff path, a small craft just off the coast with a red light and flashing green one.

I’m glad they found the missing person.