Two arrests after man found unconscious in Whitley Bay
Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of a man who was found with head injuries in North Tyneside.
The man was found unconscious on the ground close to Whitley Bay Metro station at about 23:00 BST on Friday.
He was taken to hospital where he later died. Northumbria Police said the 40-year-old man may have been assaulted.
Two men aged 18 and 19 have been arrested in connection with the incident and are in police custody.
A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out later.