Man in police care after concerns on cliff edge in Marsden

The incident happened at the cliffs near Marsden Grotto
The incident happened at the cliffs near Marsden Grotto

A man has been taken into the care of police after concerns were raised for his safety on a cliff top.

Police officers and coastguard crews were called to the cliffs near Marsden Grotto at around 12.30pm today.

Emergency services had received reports that a man was in distress.

Teams from Sunderland Coastguard and South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade assisted police and the man is now in police care.

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