Body of teenage boy found

Police have found the body of a 14-year-old boy in the Forest of Bowland.
Police have found the body of a 14-year-old boy in the Forest of Bowland.

Police have confirmed that the body found on land in  the Forest of Bowland was that of a 14-year-old boy,

Lancashire Police and emergency services were called to an address in Victoria Terrace, Calder Vale, to reports of concern for safety at around 6-15pm on Wednesday, January 4th.

Shortly after that the child's body was found on land behind the property.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: “At approximately 6.15pm on January 4th we were called to an address on Victoria Terrace, Calder Vale, to reports of concern for safety.

“Emergency services attended and sadly the body of a 14-year-old boy was found on land behind the property a short while later.

“His death is not being treated as suspicious and a file has been passed to the Coroner.”