A man perched on cliffs for more than three hours.
Buses were halted following the incident in Brighton on Sunday night.
A Sussex Police statement said: “At 9.50pm we were called by a passing member of the public to cliffs at Marine Gate, Brighton, near Asda, where a man was beyond the fence and was at the clff edge. There is a drop of about 25 feet.
“Officers talked to the 42-year old local man for three hours and eventually he climbed back over the fence to safety.
“There was no violence and no injury.
“The man was detained under the Mental Health Act for medical and welfare assessment.”