Investigation launched into teenager's death

03 Sep 2016 15:14 PM

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Police are investigating the unexplained death of a 17-year-old girl in North Tyneside.

At 1:49am this morning, Sat Sept 3, officers received a report from the ambulance service expressing concern for a girl that had been found unconscious in a rear lane in George Road in Wallsend.

The girl was taken to hospital for treatment however sadly died.

Her death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances around what has happened.

Specialist Family Liason Officers are currently informing and supporting the girl's family at this time.

Officers will be in the George Road area this morning carrying out enquiries. Anyone with any information can speak to them or ring 101 quoting reference number 114 030916.

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