‘Suicide attempt’ on cliffs

A MAN was talked down from cliffs at Filey Brigg after threatening to commit suicide.

The man climbed on to the cliffs around 1.30am yesterday morning.

Police officers attended the scene and called for Scarborough and Filey coastguard teams to help bring the man to safety.

Filey’s two lifeboats were also launched during the operation.

The man was on the cliffs for around two hours before being talked down and taken to safety.