Boy, 15, collapses and dies at city centre restaurant

Emergency Services rushed to the scene, but the boy later died in hospital

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A 15-year-old boy has collapsed and died at a restaurant in Liverpool city centre.

Emergency services rushed to Browns restaurant on Paradise Street at around 5.50pm on Saturday following reports that a teenager had collapsed.

The boy was taken to the Royal Liverpool University Hospital but later died.

A Merseyside Police spokesperson said: "Emergency services were called to Browns Restaurant on Paradise Street at about 5.50pm following reports that a teenager, who was with family and friends had collapsed.

Browns restaurant, Paradise Street, Liverpool
Browns restaurant, Paradise Street, Liverpool

"A number of members of the public and staff at the restaurant had provided medical assistance prior to the emergency services attending.

"The teenager was taken to the Royal Liverpool University Hospital where sadly he died a short time later.

"The death is not believed to be suspicious, and a file is being prepared for the Coroner.

"Next of kin have been spoken to and specialist officers are supporting the family at this tragic time.

"Formal identification is still to take place."