Multi-agency rescue launched after man falls from cliffs


A multi-agency rescue was launched in Paignton earlier today, Monday 23 May, following reports of a man falling from a cliff path onto rocks below.

A number of emergency services attended the incident in the Roundham area including: Police, ambulance crews, air ambulance, fire crews, coastguard helicopter, plus coastguard and RNLI crews.

Image: Ian Williams

An area on the rocks below was cordoned off by police according to locals at the scene.

A man was taken to hospital by ambulance. The extent of his injuries have not yet been confirmed.

Updates as more information becomes available.

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