25/03/2017 Redcar and Cleveland

Bodies of Two Boys Found at Huntcliff

Police were called shortly before 7pm yesterday evening, Friday 24th March, to a report of a body at Huntcliff in Saltburn.

Officers and Coastguard colleagues attended the scene and found the bodies of two 17-year-old boys at the cliffs.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of exactly what happened.

The families of the boys are being supported by specialist officers and our thoughts remain with them at this difficult time.

Any witnesses who may have been in the area of Huntcliff around the time of the incident are asked to contact Detective Sergeant Paul Hodgson from Cleveland Police Major Crime Team on the non-emergency number 101.