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A spokesman from Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police have released a statement about yesterday's events in Ryde.
The HM Coastguard stood down its search of the sea and shore in Ryde at 4.15pm on Monday as they received no further information to suggest the children were in danger.
The police are renewing an appeal for the parents or any relatives of these two boys to contact them.
We spoke to Mike Forsyth-Caffrey from the Maritime Coastguard Agency about the missing persons report made by a man and a woman, on the Isle of Wight. It led to a three hour search which has now been stood down.
Coastguards have called off a search for two boys who were thought to have gone missing from a popular tourist beach.
A three-hour search for the youngsters, aged six and eight, were reported missing after they were last seen on the seafront at Ryde on the Isle of Wight this lunchtime, has now been "stood down," the Marine and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said.
In an interview with a local radio station on the Isle of Wight, Maggie Hill from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency has appealed for the parents of the boys reported missing to get in touch.
You can listen to the interview here.
Police called by Solent Coastguard at 1.21pm today (Monday) to a report of two missing boys on the seafront at Ryde.
They were last seen near Appley Tower and Police assisting coastguard with searches.