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Coastguard teams search for missing woman on the Isle of Sheppey

Coastguard teams from across the county assisted with search operation to locate a missing woman on the Isle of Sheppey.

Police received a report of concern for a women who had gone missing from Sheerness at around 4.30am this morning.

A coastguard helicopter assisted. Picture: Everlyn Saunders
A coastguard helicopter assisted. Picture: Everlyn Saunders

Medway and Sheppey Coastguard Rescue Team and Sheerness RNLI lifeboat were asked to assist police.

A HM Coastguard helicopter from Lydd was also dispatched.

She was located in Minster close to the sea and transported to hospital.

A police spokeswoman said: "At 4.38am on Saturday, 7 December 2019 police received a report of concern for a woman that had gone missing from Sheerness.

"Emergency services located her near the sea in Minster and she was placed into the care of medical professionals at a local hospital."

Read more: All the latest news from the Isle of Sheppey


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