Following Tidal Surges across Teesside overnight.
There has been alot of discussion on social media pages that a whale has washed up on Seaton Beach in Hartlepool.
It has created a huge response with concerned residents contacting us to see if the news is true.
Lots of people were instantly shocked when the news broke telling Breaking News “I wont be swimming in the north sea again”. another social media Chris Hendry told us “when I first heard the news i thought it was a seal but then I saw the picture and got a shock I never believed something like this would happen in Hartlepool”
Tracy Holroyd told Breaking News “I’ve been past in the last hour and can confirm the beach is clear”.
After making contact with a number of agencies Breaking News North can confirm that it is a HOAX.