Emergency services called to man on cliff

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(Last Updated On: May 13, 2015)

Emergency services were called to reports of a man on cliffs in Torquay earlier today.

Police negotiators, the Coastguard and RNLI assisted with the incident this afternoon.

Photo: www.facebook.com/torbaycoastguard

Photo: www.facebook.com/torbaycoastguard

A spokesperson for Torbay Coastguard said: “Full team page to assist police with a male on the cliffs at Walls Hill, Coastguard and Lifeboat were tasked to assist with the technical rescue.

“A police negotiator was placed in a cliff harness for his own safety, and the casualty made his own way back to a safe location.”

The man was talked down and is reported to have received medical care following the incident.

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