Man at centre of cliff drama at Overstrand

HM Coastguard

HM Coastguard - Credit: Archant

Emergency services raced to the scene after the alarm was raised

Emergency services from all over north Norfolk were called into action after receiving a report a man had fallen off a cliff at Overstrand.

Police, ambulance and coastguard raced to the scene near Cromer after the alarm was raised around 3.45pm today (Friday).

It was reported one man had fallen down the rock face. However, when the emergency services arrived they discovered he had made his own way to safety.

Coastguard crews from Cromer, Sheringham, Happisburgh and Mundesley responded to the call.

A spokesperson said: 'When they arrived the person couldn't be found but they spoke to members of the public who had video footage which showed he had made his own way to safety.'