A man has died after suffering a 'medical episode' on a beach in west Dorset. 

Police and ambulance services, as well as an air ambulance, were called to West Bexington beach on Sunday afternoon. 

Sadly, a man aged in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed and the coroner notified.

Police confirmed his death is not being treated as suspicious.

A spokesman for South Western Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 12.56pm and attended with two ambulances, a helicopter and a rapid response vehicle."