Police in Wales have appealed to the public not to jump off cliffs into the sea after a man was pulled unconscious from the water on Saturday.
The 23-year-old was not breathing when he was rescued but regained consciousness and was taken to hospital after receiving CPR.
Officers from Dyfed-Powys issued a fresh warning about the dangers of jumping into water from a height after the incident in Tenby, Pembrokeshire, on Saturday evening.
The emergency services were called to a beach opposite St Catherine’s Island at around 6.15pm and the RNLI administered CPR to the man.
Inspector Gavin Howells said the RNLI “most likely saved this man’s life”.
He said: “This incident highlights the serious danger posed by tombstoning or cliff jumping, and the potentially life-threatening consequences.
”We urge people not to take part in this sort of activity anywhere along our coastline, and not to put themselves or the emergency services at risk for a thrill.
“We would like to thank our colleagues at the RNLI for their swift response to this incident, and for their actions which most likely saved this man’s life.”
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Police have warned for years about the dangers of tombstoning, including at Tenby, following a number of injuries and deaths from the activity across the UK.