Search Underway for Missing Man Near Closed Rochester Bridge

A missing person search operation is currently underway near Rochester Bridge, as confirmed by a spokesperson from the coastguard.

The area has been sealed off, and pedestrians have been redirected. Emergency response teams from Sheppey, Medway, Sheerness, and Lydd have been deployed, including a coastguard helicopter and an inshore lifeboat.

The HM Coastguard helicopter attended. Picture: Jessica Richardson

Police officers and fire service crews are also in attendance.

The search and rescue mission was initiated after the authorities received a call at 11 am.

The operation is being carried out in connection with a missing person’s case, and the emergency services are working diligently to locate the individual.

Rochester Bridge has been closed. Picture: Jessica Richardson

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