Seatown cliff fall warning after crack appears

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image sourceWest Bay Coastguard Rescue
image captionPolice were alerted to a potentially dangerous section of cliff

A large crack has appeared in cliffs above a popular beach, sparking safety fears.

Coastguards have issued a warning about the split which appeared above Seatown Beach, near Bridport in Dorset.

Police contacted coastguards on Tuesday about a potentially dangerous section of cliff west of the Anchor Inn.

West Bay Coastguard Rescue Team said: "Recent bouts of rain followed by very hot weather will no doubt contribute to a cliff fall in the near future."

People visiting the beach are urged to stay away from the cliff base, keep dogs on leads and children close by.

image sourceWest Bay Coastguard Rescue

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