The coastguard has told ITV News Tyne Tees that before his death, a man was found a quarter of a mile out to sea, forty minutes after police received a report from a member of the public. He had been out walking his dog.
It is unclear at the moment whether or not the man had gone into the sea after his dog.
RNLI Scarborough have paid tribute to a man who died in hospital following a sea rescue operation. The man, in his thirties, had been walking his dog in Scarborough.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who passed away last night in tragic circumstances.
A man has died after being swept out to sea off the Yorkshire coast.
A man, aged in his thirties and from Scarborough, had been walking his dog with a friend when he got into difficulties.
North Yorkshire Police were called at around 6pm on February 22, to a report of a man being swept out to sea near the Spa in Scarborough’s South Bay. The rescue operation involved the RNLI, the coastguard and air support.
An unconscious man was recovered from the water at around 6.40pm and taken to Scarborough District Hospital where he died. The man’s friend was also taken to hospital suffering from shock.
Pop group, The Vamps, are set to bring their show to Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Saturday 20 June.
The Vamps is made up of four teenage boys from different areas of the UK. They met throughYouTube - where they have had 15million hits.
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Police are appealing for witnesses about a possible assault involving a woman and boy in Scarborough town centre. It happened outside Boots on Westborough between 12.20pm and 12.45pm on Tuesday 23 December. Police are working to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. A local woman, in her 20s, has been arrested in connection with the investigation.
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Scarborough Council will decide if they're to invest £135,000 to bring the Tour de Yorkshire to the town. The two day cycling race is set to take place next May. The final route is yet to be agreed but Scarborough could be the starting location for day two.
Iain Wright, the MP for Hartlepool, has said the town is a "close-knit" family, in light of today's World War One memorial service.
He also pointed out that some of his constituents' "direct ancestors" perished when the North East coast was bombarded by German warships 100 years ago today.
A ceremony has been held in Hartlepool to mark 100 years since the town was bombarded in World War One.
There have also been events in Scarborough and Whitby.
100 years ago today five German battle ships struck the North East coast. 151 people were killed in the attack.