Lifeboat rescues cliff faller

St Abbs independent lifeboat was called out to rescue a casualty who had fallen on cliffs.
St Abbs independent lifeboat was called out to rescue a casualty who had fallen on cliffs.

St Abbs independent lifeboat received a request from coastguards to launch after reports of a faller from a cliff in the area of Souter Stell on Thursday evening, June 20.

Arriving on scene St Abbs Lifeboat recovered the causality from the shoreline and after securing them on a stretcher, placed them on board the lifeboat.

The casualty appeared to have sustained a broken ankle and on return to St Abbs harbour was handed into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.