Rescue operation launched after man threatens to self harm
A major rescue operation was launched after a man threatened to self harm.
Humber Coastguard were paged at 6.17pm on Wednesday, to assist Cleveland police with a male threatening self harm in the north sands area of Hartlepool.
Hartlepool and Seaham Coastguard liaised with police to prepare a search plan, before Coastguard rescue and police officers searched from Brus tunnel north towards the golf course.
A second team of Coastguard rescue officers searched from the golf course south.
After extensive searching, the male was found and taken into the care of the police.