Advertisement

  1. ITV Report

Emergency services in Whitby after body found at the cliffs

Police tape Credit: PA

Emergency services have packed the cobbled streets of Whitby after reports a body was found near the foot of a cliff.

Several emergency service vehicles, including at least two police cars and an ambulance, have been pictured on Henrietta Street on the east side of the seaside resort.

Whitby Cliffs, Stockshot Credit: NCJ MEDIA

Blue flashing lights were spotted at the scene at around 11am on Saturday morning. It is understood a call was made after the body of a person was found on the rocks.

A spokesperson for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service said:

We got a call just after 10.15am to reports of a body on the rocks, we did attend."

– Yorkshire Ambulance Service

No further information has been released at this time.

ITV has attempted to contact North Yorkshire Police for more information, they are yet to get back in touch.