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At 5:40pm on Thursday, August 18, police were informed that a 13-year-old boy fell off a ledge on the cliff edge at Whitley Bay.

Officers attended the scene and assisted fellow emergency services in a rescue operation, which involved the boy being taken to hospital for medical attention.

The boy’s family have been informed and investigations into the circumstances of the incident remain on-going.

Officers would like to remind the public to take extra care and be aware of the risks and dangers the coastline can present.

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