Emergency services on scene at South Shields flats after 'body' discovered

Police and paramedics have been called to a block of South Shields flats after reports a 'body' has been found.

Monday, 16th May 2016, 10:00 am
Updated Monday, 16th May 2016, 11:51 am
Police on scene at Bedford Avenue.

They attended a property in Bedford Avenue, Laygate, South Shields, at around 6.30am today.

It is understood from neighbours that a woman's body has been discovered inside one of the addresses.

An ambulance car was also sent to Bedford Avenue.

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Northumbria Police were unavailable for comment.

An ambulance car was also sent to Bedford Avenue.