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Police: Intoxicated, naked man rescued from Sunset Cliffs

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Posted at 12:03 PM, Jan 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-12 15:03:31-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- First responders late Sunday morning rescued a man from sunset cliffs they say was intoxicated and naked.

San Diego Fire-Rescue was called to No Surf Beach near Hill Street just before 11 to perform the rescue.

According to the department, the man was exploring down by the water when waves picked up.

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Crews say the man clung to the rocks until help arrived.

San Diego police say the man was intoxicated and was taken in for a psychiatric hold.

Onlookers could be heard cheering as the man was lifted to safety atop the cliffs.

Police say he was intoxicated, now being taken for a psychiatric hold @10News pic.twitter.com/a1yEeq9rg7

— Amanda Brandeis (@10NewsBrandeis) January 12, 2020