At 3.06am this morning, Sunday, April 5, police received reports from the ambulance service that a boy had fallen from cliffs at Spittal Point, Berwick. 

Emergency Services attended along with the RNLI and a 16-year-old boy was recovered from the sea.

He was taken to Wansbeck General Hospital Where he later died.

Enquires are in the early stages to establish the circumstances.