Emergency services called to report of concern for man on cliffs

A man was brought to safety by police after reports of concern for his welfare at a coastal spot.

By Fiona Thompson
Thursday, 16 May, 2019, 06:24
The incident happened at Marsden.

South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade (SSVLB) was called out by the Coastguard after the emergency services were alerted to a man in distress at Marsden.

A spokesman for the charity said: "As team members arrived the incident had been resolved by police.

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The call out happened at 1.36pm yesterday.