Tyne & Wear

Walker cycle path death investigated by police

Officer at cycle path Image copyright BBC news grab
Image caption The area was cordoned off during the investigation

An investigation is under way after a man died on a cycle path in Newcastle.

Officers were called to the Oval in the Walker area at 11:04 BST, where the man, who was in his 20s, was found with a puncture wound.

Paramedics performed CPR but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The area around the cycle path under the footbridge has been cordoned off. Northumbria Police has appealed for information.

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