Northumbria Police officers were joined by Sunderland Coastguard Rescue Team, South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade (SSVLB), Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service and a crew and three Hazardous Area Response Teams (Hart) following a report at Marsden in South Shields last night, Tuesday, June 9.
A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At about 8.10pm police received a report of a woman on the edge of the cliffs at Marsden Grotto.
“Emergency services attended the scene and shortly before 10pm she was brought to safety.”
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SSVLB said it was called to the scene at 8.17pm.
A spokesperson added: “The team were tasked with our colleagues from Sunderland CRT to a multi-agency incident at Marsden.
“After two hours a successful outcome was achieved.
“Remember for all Coastal emergencies dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.”