Police are urging people not to take part in tombstoning after a man was pulled from the sea unconscious. Tombstoning refers to the trend of jumping into the sea from a high platform such as a cliff, bridge or harbour edge. Officers from Dyfed-Powys were called to the beach opposite St Catherine’s Island in Tenby, Wales, at around 6.15pm on Saturday evening. A man had got into difficulty after jumping from a cliff into the water. The Royal National Lifeboat Association (RNLI) were at the scene when police arrived and found a 23-year-old who was unconscious and not breathing. Advertisement He regained consciousness shortly after and was taken to hospital for assessment. Beaches are expected to get busier in the coming weeks as summer approaches and some lockdown restrictions are relaxed. More from UK Prince Philip: Queen described loss of Duke of Edinburgh as a ‘huge void in her life’, says Andrew Prince Philip: Charles pays tribute to ‘dear Papa’ and says he was a ‘much-loved and appreciated figure’ Prince Philip: Shared grief over Duke of Edinburgh’s death is ‘ideal opportunity’ to mend rifts in Royal Family, Sir John Major says Prince Philip dies: Royal artist recalls ‘fun’ and ‘sparkle’… Read full this story
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