Police talked man down from cliff

By Sara Bryce

Monday, March 10, 2014

 

SPECIALIST police negotiators were brought to the Isle of Wight yesterday (Sunday) after concerns for the welfare of a man in Shanklin.

The negotiators were brought to Ryde Pier Head by a Ministry of Defence launch.

A police spokesman said: "We were called to the cliff path area of Shanklin on the Isle of Wight. Police officers responded to concerns for the welfare of a man.

"Officers deployed to the scene included specialist police negotiators."

They added: "The situation was resolved safely by police the evening (Sunday)."

Reporter: sarab@iwcpmail.co.uk

Most Read

  1. Indecent exposure arrest

    Monday, September 1, 2014

  2. Woman in court over drain cleaner attack

    Monday, September 1, 2014

  3. Overcrowding not a problem at HMP Isle of Wight, according to MoJ

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

  4. World record judges head to Bestival

    Monday, September 1, 2014

  5. Tractor involved in crash

    Tuesday, September 2, 2014

View our Elgin Traffic & Travel Map