Body found on Blackpool beach

A man's body was found on the beach near to Central Pier in Blackpool, say police.

Monday, 25th September 2017, 12:11 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 11:51 am
Emergency services attended the scene

Police received reports of the incident from a passer-by at around 9am on Monday September 25.

Emergency services including a lifeboat and ambulance services were called to the scene.

A police spokesman said: "We were called at around 9.05am this morning to reports the body of a man had been found on the beach close to Central Pier, Blackpool.

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"The man has yet to be formally identified, but is believed to be aged in his 60s."

Police said the man's death is not being treated as suspicious and that a file would be passed to the coroner.