A five-year-old boy died after falling from the harbour wall in Padstow on Saturday.

Police say they are treating this death as a ‘tragic accident’.

Emergency services were called at around 11:45am.

The child, who is reported to be local, was taken to Treliske by air ambulance and later transferred to Bristol Hospital for treatment.

But he sadly passed away while in hospital with his parents present.  

Police continue to undertake enquiries on behalf of the coroner.

Anyone with further information can contact the police quoting log number 435 June 24.

A police spokesperson said: “Our thoughts are with family and loved ones of the child during this difficult time.”