VENTNOR and Needles Coastguard Rescue Teams were called to the Needles last night (Wednesday) to find a missing person.

At 10.45pm, the two coastguard teams were called to assist the police in finding a missing man near the Needles.

A spokesperson for UK Coastguard said: "We were called to a high risk missing person incident, and he was recovered."

The two coastguard teams were released at around midnight.

UPDATE 8.30am:

A spokespeson for the police said: "Officers were looking for a man following concerns raised for his welfare.

"He was located by police last night on cliffs near the Needles car park."

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