Man threatens to jump off cliffs

COASTGUARD crews were called last night to reports of a man threatening to jump off the cliffs at Walton on Naze.

COASTGUARD crews were called last night to reports of a man threatening to jump off the cliffs at Walton on Naze.

At about 10.20pm Thames Coastguard received a call alerting them to the drama unfolding.

Crew members were able to keep the suicidal man talking while Walton Coastguard team responded, locating the male and detaining him whilst waiting for the police to arrive.

Walton RNLI all weather lifeboat were also tasked but were called off before arriving on scene.