POLICE and the coastguard were deployed to Lee-on-the-Solent this morning as part of a search for a missing person.

Gosport Police and Hillhead Coastguard Rescue Team were both at the incident earlier today.

A spokesperson for the Coastguard said the incident was a police matter and was unable to give further details.

A Hampshire Constabulary said: "We have been conducting searches for a man who has been reported missing. Those enquiries are ongoing."