Tourist alerts police after seeing man fall from Beachy Head

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Police were called to Beachy Head this afternoon (Wednesday, May 27) after a man was seen to fall from the cliff edge.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said, “A man believed to be in his 50s was seen to fall from cliffs at Beachy Head, Eastbourne, shortly after 12.42pm on Wednesday (May 27).

“Police were alerted by a German tourist and a body was seen at the foot of cliffs. HM Coastgaurd was also alerted and an attempt to recover the body was due to be made at low tide (1.17pm).”

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