POLICE have removed the body of a man from Selby dam this morning.

The body was reported to police by a member of the public at about 9.30am today.

Police officers and ambulances are currently at the scene, to the rear of Abbey Walk, and removed the body from the water at about 1pm.

The body is believed to be that of an adult male, but no further details are available yet.

The area around Abbey Walk has been cordoned off by police, who said they would remain on the scene until appropriate investigations had been carried out.

More to follow.