The Initial Response Team, the IRT, was tasked to assist Dorset Police and South West Ambulance with the safe recovery of a 17 year old female who was threatening to jump into the sea from The Cobb wall, Lyme Regis. Her friends had called the emergency services when they became concerned for her welfare. The police together with the girl’s friends managed to persuade her to come away from the danger zone. Although initially very distraught, she was able to be reunited with her friends and parents when she had calmed down.
2011 Incident #19 13.05.11 2345UTC #1808