Man rescued in resort cliffs drama

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A man had to be winched to safety from the cliffs at North Shore, Blackpool, after becoming trapped on rocks in the early hours of the morning.

The 22-year-old is believed to have scrambled down after losing his wallet.

Emergency services were alerted at around 2.45am on Sunday to the incident on the seafront near The Cliffs Hotel.

Firefighters from Bispham Fire Station used ropes and a harness to lower the man to safety.

He was taken to hospital but his injuries were not believed to be serious.