The Peterhead coastguard has been called out to search for a person that was spotted on the edge of cliffs near Boddam.
Emergency teams received the call at 3.35pm this afternoon.
A coastguard spokesman said: “We are searching for a person that we have concerns for.
“It was a person wearing a long black jacket and dark hair.
“We have a couple of coastguard teams and a lifeboat out checking the area at the moment.
“No one has been found as of yet.”
The search was called off at 6.52pm.