Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a 70-year-old man who fell off a cliff Tuesday in Mount Lemmon.

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a 70-year-old man who fell off a cliff Tuesday on Mount Lemmon.

The Border Patrol agents were training on Mt. Lemmon when they heard a man cry for help.

Agents gave the man medical aid and lifted him 50 feet up the cliff's face with a rope system, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.

The man suffered a broken leg and lacerations, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection tweet.

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Stephanie is a Tucson native and graduated from the University of Arizona in 2014. She worked for newspapers in Rapid City, South Dakota; Manhattan, Kansas; and Lake Havasu City before moving back to Tucson.