Photo: Forensics teams teams at Southport beach

Bones discovered on Southport beach

Bones have been discovered on the north of the pier on Southport beach, Friday 13 May 2016.

A Merseyside police spokesperson said: “Work is now being undertaken to establish if the bones are animal or human,” but added that the bones are likely to belong to an animal.

A member of the public reported the discovery of the bones to police officers at around 11.15pm last night.

Forensics teams were on the beach this afternoon (Friday, May 13) will have an update later today.

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