Hampshire & Isle of Wight

'Extensive' missing person search carried out off Hampshire

Hurst Castle Image copyright C D Uglow
Image caption The search follows reports of a missing person in the Keyhaven area, near Hurst Castle

An "extensive search" has been carried out for a missing person off the coast of Hampshire.

It follows reports of a missing person in the Keyhaven area, near Hurst Castle in the Solent, at about 10:30 GMT.

Marine police, coastguard rescue teams, RNLI lifeboats and the coastguard search and rescue helicopter carried out the shoreline, sea and air search.

Teams were stood down at 16:00 "pending further information", the coastguard said.

Hampshire Constabulary and the coastguard have not given any further details.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites