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Concerns for man safety sparks search on the Isle of Wight

Concerns for the welfare and safety of a man in Ryde prompted an emergency response to the Ryde Pierhead

Police, Coastguards from Bembridge and Ventnor, and paramedics on behalf of the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service were mobilised to Ryde Pier shortly before 11.30pm on Sunday evening.

A search of the pier was carried out by Police, from the bottom to the top, but nothing untoward could be found.

The distressed man was found near to Ryde Bus Station

The man was tended to by paramedics and Police.