Update after man found injured at base of cliffs

Published 31 January 2019
Police Scotland can confirm that no criminality has been established following a thorough investigation into an incident where a man was found injured at cliffs near Thurso in September last year.

 

The man was found with serious injuries on the shoreline below Victoria Walk, which runs along the clifftop between Thurso and Scrabster, on the morning of Sunday September 16, 2018.

 

Extensive police enquiries have been ongoing to establish the full circumstances, including thorough analysis of CCTV footage.

 

Detective Inspector Scott Macdonald said: "Following a full investigation into this incident, it has been established that the man was not a victim of criminality and has suffered an accidental fall from the cliffs.

 

"I would like to thank the public for their assistance and their understanding in relation to this enquiry."

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