POLICE have confirmed a 16-year-old boy has died in Peebles.

Officers responded to a 'concern for a person' report in the town this morning.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were made aware of concern for a person near to Victoria Park in Peebles shortly after 5.40am on Wednesday, March 20.

“A 16-year-old male was pronounced dead at the scene.

“There are no suspicious circumstances and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal in due course.”