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Search launched after reports man jumped from motorway bridge

Police and the coastguard are searching the River Medway after reports a man may have jumped from the M2 motorway bridge.

Officers were called at 10.20am due to the 'concern for the welfare' of a man.

The coastguard helicopter was spotted in the area shortly afterwards.

The footpath on the M2 Medway bridge coast bound between J2 and J3 has been closed.