Emergency services called to incident at cliffs in South Shields

Emergency services were called to an incident at the cliff tops in South Shields.

By Sophie Brownson
Wednesday, 22 May, 2019, 17:56
Emergency services at the scene on the incident on the cliffs near Frenchman's Bay in South Shields. Photo by Lenny Davies.

HM Coastguard was asked to help Northumbria Police with an incident near Frenchman's Bay in South Shields at around 4.15pm today.

HM Coastguard alerted Tynemouth inshore lifeboat and South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade who attended the scene.

Emergency services at the scene on the incident on the cliffs near Frenchman's Bay in South Shields. Photo by Lenny Davies.

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North East Ambulance Service were called to the scene at 4.20pm and sent two Hazardous Area Response Vehicles.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said 'there was no need to take anyone to hospital.'

A spokesman for HM Coastguard said that the incident had a 'positive conclusion.'