Woman rescued after fall from Beachy Head cliffs

A woman was rescued on Monday (February 23) after falling from Beachy Head cliffs, police said.

Police and the Coastguard were called to Beachy Head at 1.05pm after reports a woman had fallen from the cliff edge.

Police said a 20-year-old woman was rescued from part way down the cliff just before 3pm and taken by Coastguard helicopter to the Royal Sussex County Hospital to be treated for what are believed to be minor injuries.