Police helicopter search launched in Margate due to ‘welfare concern’ report

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A police helicopter heard over Margate last night (August 4) was launched in response to a welfare concern report.

Kent Police received concerns for the welfare of a man in the Fort Crescent area of Margate at 11.30pm.

Officers have conducted a search of the area, with the assistance of the National Police Air Service and the Coastguard.

The man has not yet been found and enquiries to locate him are ongoing.