WITHIN the last few minutes, police have issued a statement in relation to this afternoon's incident at Hawkcraig Point in Aberdour.

Police, fire, ambulance, the Coastguard and lifeboat crews rushed to Hawkcraig Point just before 12pm after the Press understands a person fell from the cliffs.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland told the Press: "At about 11.40am on 25th August, police attended a call to Silver Sands in Aberdour in relation to an injured male, who has been conveyed to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, where he is being treated for his injuries.

"Police inquiries are ongoing, however, there appears to be no suspicious circumstances."

The spokesperson wasn't able to give the Press any further details about the man's condition or the incident that led to the man's injuries.

Sirens were heard in the village just before 12pm followed by a procession of emergency vehicles.

Three fire engines, three ambulances, three police vehicles, one unmarked police vehicle, one incident response unit and five Coastguard jeeps raced down Hawkcraig Road and were then stationed in the car park close to the path down to the Room with a View restaurant at Hawkcraig Point.

Two helicopters hovered in the skies with one landing just to the east of the restaurant. A lifeboat crew were also in the water just off the coast.

Police were stationed at the hotel and on the clifftops.

Silver Sands beach was busy with families enjoying the scorching Sunday weather but the beach was not affected by the incident