30/12/2017 16:50 GMT | Updated 30/12/2017 16:51 GMT

Body Of Man Wearing Only Socks Found On Brown's Bay, Whitley Bay, In North Tyneside

The man's death is currently being treated as 'unexplained'.

The body of a man who was wearing only socks has been found on a beach.

The naked body was found in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, Northumbria Police said.

He was reportedly discovered by a dog walker at about 8.20am. 

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A man's body has been found in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside.
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Members of the emergency service attend the scene at Brown's Bay after a body was found on the beach.

An investigation has been launched into the man’s death, which police are currently treating as “unexplained”.

The area has been cordoned off by police.

Officers are carrying out enquiries and are urging anyone with information to call 101 and quote reference number 247 30/12/17.