A MAN'S body is reported to have been found at Whitby over the weekend.

Yesterday, police and ambulance services were called to the popular tourist spot following reports of a body found near the town.

Sadly, a man’s body was recovered from the scene and work is ongoing to confirm his identity and trace his next of kin.

Police said inquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances that led to his death.

At this stage it is being treated as unexplained pending results of a post mortem and further enquiries.