Man's body found in Rawtenstall town centre

Crime scene Rawtenstall
Image caption Police say the man's death is unexplained

Part of a Lancashire town centre has been sealed off by police after a man's body was found.

The man, believed to be aged 18, was discovered at 03:15 GMT on Kay Street in Rawtenstall.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: "The death is being treated as unexplained and detectives are investigating."

He added that a post-mortem examination was due to take place later.

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