Police helicopter above Niton searching for missing child (updated)

If you live nearby please check your garages and sheds incase the young boy has become trapped.

Police van

An 11 year old lad has been reported missing in Niton tonight.

Police and Wight SAR have been out searching the back of the village and the Rec.

According to one Niton eye-witness, residents in the village have been asked to help in the search.

The police helicopter has been circling above Niton for some time.

If you live nearby, please check your sheds and garages just in case he has become trapped.

Our thoughts are with the family.

Update 22.40
OnTheWight understands from a reliable source taking part in the search that the missing boy has been found safe and well.

Image: West Midlands Police under CC BY 2.0

Tuesday, 16th February, 2016 10:13pm

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Countrystock

He’s just been found safe