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Torbay Coastguard rescues man from 150ft down a cliff

Torbay Coastguard has rescued a man who was 150ft down a cliff.

The coastguard says it had been assisting Devon and Cornwall Police with a missing person search when the man was spotted.

"We were tasked by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency to assist Devon & Cornwall Police with a search for a missing person at Walls Hill.

"One of the search teams located what was thought to be our missing person about 150ft down the cliff.

"Our cliff tech gave first aid to the casualty and prepared him for R924 to winch him to safety."

The coastguard says the man was transferred into the care of police units on scene.

Torbay Coastguard shared footage of the rescue on social media:

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