Police and Coastguard called to woman in distress at Palm Bay

HM Coastguard

Police officers and Coastguard are at the scene after a report of a woman in distress at Palm Bay.

An area off Palm Bay Avenue has been taped off.

A Kent Police spokesman said: “Kent Police was called at 5.12pm on Saturday 20 October to reports of concern for a distressed woman near Palm Bay Avenue.

“Officers are currently at the scene.”

A member of the public was talking to the women before the police arrived in an effort to get her to move away from the edge.

UPDATE: An ambulance crew was called to the scene. The woman came off the cliff edge and was taken by ambulance to hospital at 12.15am.