Man dies after being found in street

A man found lying in a Bedlington street has died.

On Thursday evening a 61-year-old was found lying in Waverley Court by residents, who contacted the ambulance service and he was taken the Wansbeck General Hospital.

But the man, described as local, died in hospital and Northumbria Police were informed at around 8pm.

Officers are now appealing for anyone who has any information to contact them on the non emergency number 101.