Coastguard teams stayed with a man threatening to enter the water at Weymouth Beach for more than an hour.

Wyke Coastguard Rescue Team was called by the ambulance service at about 10pm yesterday to concerns about a man at the old pier bandstand in Weymouth.

The team found the man and remained on scene talking to him and ensuring his safety for more than an hour.

Once the man had removed himself from danger the team was stood down to return to the station shortly after midnight.