A missing man was taken to hospital after being talked down from a pier in Hartlepool by police.
The coastguard in Hartlepool were called to help Cleveland Police searching for a missing man.
A check of the piers around the Hartlepool Marina area at 3.15am, today, came to nothing.
However, the man was eventually discovered on Middleton South pier.
He was spoken to by a police negotiator and he came off the pier and out of the rock armour and taken to hospital.