Tyne & Wear

Berwick cliff-fall teenager, 16, dies

A 16-year-old boy has died after falling from cliffs on the Northumberland coast, police have said.

Emergency crews were called at about 03:00 BST and recovered the teenager from the sea after he fell from Spittal Point, Berwick.

The boy was taken to Wansbeck Hospital, in Ashington, where he later died.

"Enquiries are in the early stages to establish the circumstances," a police spokesman said.

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