Two call outs see people brought to safety from South Shields coastal spot

Two people were helped to safety close to cliff tops over Marsden in a double call out for emergency crews.

Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 8:24 am

South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade (SSVLB) was alerted at 6.17pm yesterday, Monday, April 12, to the Marsden area, when concerns were raised for a person.

When the team arrived alongside Sunderland Coastguard Rescue Team, the man was in police care.

Earlier, at 12.42pm, both crews attended a similar incident in the Marsden Grotto area and arrived to find the police had the incident in hand.

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The emergency services were called to Marsden twice in the space of just hours due to concern for people close to the coastline.
The emergency services were called to Marsden twice in the space of just hours due to concern for people close to the coastline.

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