Mountain rescue team called to reports of unconscious man at Peak District beauty spot – who woke to abuse volunteers

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Rescue teams were deployed after an unconscious man was spotted in the Peak District – who abused volunteers until the police arrived.

Shortly before 8.00pm on Friday, March 3, the Edale Mountain Rescue Team were called to reports of an unconscious male on a track below Bamford Edge.

A team spokesperson said: “On arrival the first team members located a male who appeared to be under the influence of alcohol or other substances, with his condition varying from being unconscious to awake and abusive.

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“Team members stayed with the male until police officers arrived to escort him off the hill to an ambulance.”