Body found on North East beach

Police are investigating after a body was found on a North East beach.

Officers are carrying out enquiries after the body was found on a beach in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside at around 8.20am this morning.

A police spokesman said the death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Anyone who may have information is asked contact officers on 101 quoting reference number 247 30/12/17.