Humberside

A man rescued from the sea off Bridlington dies in hospital

Bridlington inshore lifeboat Image copyright Andrew Brompton
Image caption The man was rescued from the harbour just after 08:00 GMT on Sunday

A man has died after being pulled from the sea by lifeboat crews in Bridlington.

The inshore lifeboat was launched at around 08:00 GMT on Sunday, following reports of a man in the water near the harbour entrance.

The man, who has not been named is believed to be in his 50s, died shortly afterwards in hospital.

The RNLI in Bridlington said it was not clear how he had come to be in the water.

Humberside Police are investigating.

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