Man brought to safety after clifftop alert for emergency services

A man is in the care of the ambulance service after concern was raised for his welfare at the top of a cliff.

Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 22:03 pm
Updated Thursday, 28th September 2017, 13:19 pm
The incident happened off North Road in Seaham. Image copyright Google Maps.

Police, paramedics and members of Seaham and Hartlepool's Coastguard teams were called to an area near to Featherbed Rocks, off North Road in Seaham, at around 6pm following a report.

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The incident was brought to a close at 9.30pm, when the man was brought to safety.

He is now being given care by the North East Ambulance Service.

The Samaritans can be called on 116 123 or emailed through jo@samaritans.org.